A following NyQuil side effect report was submitted by a user.
Female patient reported the following NyQuil side effects :
Very intense flushing and burning of my face. Red blotchy marks all over. Slight dizziness accompanied by fatigue.
I took the adult dose and within a few minutes, I felt my face become very hot, almost feeling burned. My skin became blotchy and stung. I called Poison Control and they recommended I take Benadryl for allergic reaction.
Side Effect Event date: Wednesday February 11th 12:00:00 AM
Medication Dosage: 2 Tablespoons
Medication Frequency: One time
Patient Age: 53
Patient Weight: 125
Other medications: Prograf
Diagnosis: Cold Symptoms - cough, sore throat, stuffy nose.
Pre-existing conditions: Kidney Transplant
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? Yes
Other serious medical events? No
It is estimated that 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year. Many more millions of mild adverse drug events occur each year which can affect your health, mental state, and normal everyday functioning. Drug side effects can cause death, disability, and illness.