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Introduce Your Cold Symptoms to Powerlessness
Help get your power back and enjoy the day how it was meant to be—without cold and flu symptoms keeping you in bed. It begins with the non-drowsy, multi-symptom cold and flu relief of Vicks® DayQuil® Cold & Flu Liquid medicine.

Also available in LiquiCaps®.
Temporarily relieves common cold and flu symptoms:
• Nasal congestion
• Cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation
• Sore throat
• Headache
• Minor aches and pains
• Fever
Cough Cough
Nasal Congestion Nasal Congestion
Sore Throat Sore Throat
Aches and Pain Aches and Pain
Fever Fever
Ratings Summary
Standard Sizes
8   FL OZ (236 ml)
12   FL OZ (354 ml)
  • Take only as directed—see Overdose warning
  • Use dose cup or tablespoon (TBSP)
  • Do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hours
Direction Details
Adults and children 12 years and over 30 mL (2 TBSP) every 4 hours
Children 6 to under 12 years 15 mL (1 TBSP) every 4 hours
Children 4 to under 6 years Ask a doctor
Children under 4 years Do not use
When using other DayQuil® or NyQuil® products, carefully read each label to ensure correct dosing.
Active Ingredients (in each 15 mL dose cup) (Purpose)

Acetaminophen 325 mg (Pain reliever/fever reducer)

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg (Cough suppressant)

Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg (Nasal decongestant)

Inactive Ingredients

Citric Acid, FD&C Yellow No. 6, Flavor, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Saccharin Sodium, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, Sorbitol, Sucralose, xantham gum

Other Information
  • Each 15mL tablespoon contains 46 mg sodium
  • Store at room temperature
Go To
Liver warning: This product contains acetaminophen. Severe liver damage may occur if :
  • adult takes more than 4 doses (30 mL each) in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount for this product
  • child takes more than 4 doses (15 mL each) in 24 hours, which is the maximum daily amount for this product
  • taken with other drugs containing acetaminophen
  • adult has 3 or more alcoholic drinks every day while using this product
Sore throat warning: If sore throat is severe, persists for more than 2 days, is accompanied or followed by fever, headache, rash, nausea, or vomiting, consult a doctor promptly.
Do not use:
  • With any other drug containing acetaminophen (prescription or nonprescription). If you are not sure whether a drug contains acetaminophen, ask a doctor or pharmacist.
  • If you are now taking a prescription monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) (certain drugs for depression, psychiatric or emotional conditions, or Parkinson's disease), or for 2 weeks after stopping the MAOI drug. If you do not know if your prescription drug contains an MAOI, ask a doctor or pharmacist before taking this product.
Ask a doctor before use if you have:
  • Liver disease
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Thyroid disease
  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Trouble urinating due to enlarged prostate gland
  • Cough that occurs with too much phlegm (mucus)
  • Persistent or chronic cough as occurs with smoking, asthma, or emphysema
  • A sodium-restricted diet
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking the blood thinning drug Warfarin.

When using this product, do not use more than directed.
Stop use and ask a doctor if:
  • You get nervous, dizzy, or sleepless
  • Pain, nasal congestion or cough get worse or last more than 5 days (children) or 7 days (adults)
  • Fever gets worse or lasts more than 3 days
  • Redness or swelling is present
  • New symptoms occur
  • Cough comes back, or occurs with rash or headache that lasts
These could be signs of a serious condition.
If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
Overdose warning: Taking more than directed can cause serious health problems. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. Quick medical attention is critical for adults and for children, even if you do not notice any signs or symptoms.
Tamper evident: Do not use if printed shrinkband is missing or broken.
Questions? Call 1-800-251-3374.
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