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Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu
(Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)

Delsym
(Dextromethorphan)

Unisom Sleeptabs
(Doxylamine)

Benadryl
(Diphenhydramine)

Mucinex
(Guaifenesin)

Mucinex Dm
(Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin)

Robitussin
(Guaifenesin)

Robitussin Dm
(Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)

Nyquil Cold And Flu
(Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Doxylamine)

Relieves cold and flu symptoms. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan) is a good option to relieve cold symptoms for people with high blood pressure, but it doesn't help with nasal congestion.Relieves coughing. Delsym (Dextromethorphan) is a good option for treating dry cough. It's not safe to take with MAO inhibitors though.Treats allergy symptoms and helps you sleep. Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine) can help you get a good night's sleep, but you can have a hard time waking up if you don't give yourself enough time to sleep.Treats allergy symptoms and helps you sleep. Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) is great for allergies, but curl up on the couch after taking it and get ready for a nap.Breaks up mucus that causes cough. Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is a useful medicine for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, and it lasts longer than other guaifenesin products.Breaks up mucus and relieves cough. Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is okay for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up. It comes as an extended-release tablet and a short-acting liquid.Breaks up mucus that causes cough. Robitussin (Guaifenesin) is a useful medicine for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it doesn't last as long as other guaifenesin products.Breaks up mucus and relieves cough. Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is okay for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up. You have to take it more often than other guaifenesin products.Relieves cold and flu symptoms, and helps you sleep. Nyquil Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Doxylamine) is a useful combination medicine that relieves cold and flu symptoms and will help you sleep. Make sure you really need all of its ingredients.
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Reviews for Delsym (Dextromethorphan)
64%
36% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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69% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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12% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
Reviews for Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine)
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42% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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68% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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Reviews for Benadryl (Diphenhydramine)
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15% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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Reviews for Mucinex (Guaifenesin)
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22% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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Reviews for Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)
75%
25% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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Reviews for Nyquil Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Doxylamine)
83%
17% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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58% vs. Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)
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Side effects
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How it works
Coricidin HBP Maximum Strength FluDelsymUnisomBenadrylMucinexMucinex DMRobitussinRobitussin DMNyquil Cold and Flu
Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan) is a combination medicine that treats cold and flu symptoms. Acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Chlorpheniramine is an antihistamine that treats runny nose and watery eyes.Delsym (Dextromethorphan) is a cough suppressant.Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine) is an antihistamine. It blocks histamine, a chemical that causes congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions. It also makes you sleepy.Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) is an antihistamine. It blocks histamine, a chemical that causes congestion, itching, and other allergic reactions. It also makes you sleepy.Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is an expectorant. It contains guaifenesin, which thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is a combination medicine. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that breaks up and thins out mucus. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.Robitussin (Guaifenesin) is an expectorant. It contains guaifenesin, which thins and loosens mucus, making it easier to cough out.Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is a combination medicine. Guaifenesin is an expectorant that breaks up and thins out mucus. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant.Nyquil Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Doxylamine) is a combination medicine that treats cold and flu symptoms. Acetaminophen relieves pain and reduces fever. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant. Doxylamine is an antihistamine that relieves a runny nose and makes you very sleepy.
Type of medication
Coricidin HBP Maximum Strength FluDelsymUnisomBenadrylMucinexMucinex DMRobitussinRobitussin DMNyquil Cold and Flu
Pain reliever
Acetaminophen (APAP)
Antihistamine
1st generation
Cough suppressantOver-the-counter
Cough suppressantOver-the-counter
Antihistamine
Ethanolamine derivative
Prescription or OTC
Antihistamine
1st generation
Prescription or OTC
ExpectorantOver-the-counter
Cough suppressantExpectorantOver-the-counter
ExpectorantOver-the-counter
ExpectorantCough suppressantOver-the-counter
Pain reliever
APAP
Cough suppressantAntihistamine
Ethanolamine derivative
Over-the-counter
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Risk factors for serious side effects
Coricidin HBP Maximum Strength FluDelsymUnisomBenadrylMucinexMucinex DMRobitussinRobitussin DMNyquil Cold and Flu
  • Drinking more than 3 alcoholic beverages a day
  • Taking with other Tylenol-containing medicines
  • History of liver disease
  • Using other medications that affect serotonin
  • Age 65 years or older
  • Glaucoma
  • Benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH)
  • History of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • History of smoking
  • Taking with alcohol
  • Taking with other medicines that make you less alert
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Pregnancy category
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NFDA pregnancy category (Unknown)

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BFDA pregnancy category (Probably safe)

Research studies with animals haven’t found a risk to unborn babies, but it hasn’t been properly studied in humans.

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NFDA pregnancy category (Unknown)

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Alcohol
  • While taking this, avoid alcohol and other drugs that make you drowsy.
No specific alcohol-related info.
  • Drinking alcohol while taking Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine) isn't recommended.
  • Don't take it with alcohol or other drugs that make you sleepy.
  • Don't take it with alcohol or other drugs that make you sleepy.
  • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is alcohol- and sugar-free.
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  • Avoid using alcohol and other drugs that make you drowsy.
Food
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Sleep
  • Chlorpheniramine, the antihistamine, can make you dizzy and drowsy. It could increase the risk of falls for elderly people.
  • The antihistamine (chlorpheniramine) can help you sleep.
  • While taking this, avoid alcohol and other drugs that make you drowsy.
No specific sleep-related info.
  • Shouldn't be used unless you have a full night to sleep.
  • Has fewer side effects than prescription sleep aid medications.
  • Not habit-forming like other sleep aids can be.
  • Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine) makes you tired, so take it before you go to sleep.
  • Unisom comes in two different generic forms, doxylamine (Unisom SleepTabs) and diphenhydramine (other Unisom products). Both are antihistamines that help you sleep.
  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) makes you tired, so take it before you go to sleep.
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  • The antihistamine (doxylamine) will help you sleep.
  • Avoid using alcohol and other drugs that make you drowsy.
Weight
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Upsides and benefits
Coricidin HBP Maximum Strength FluDelsymUnisomBenadrylMucinexMucinex DMRobitussinRobitussin DMNyquil Cold and Flu
  • Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have watery eyes, a cough, fever, and pain.
  • Good option for people with high blood pressure since it doesn't contain ingredients that'll raise your blood pressure.
  • The antihistamine (chlorpheniramine) can help you sleep.
  • The cough medicine (dextromethorphan) works well and has very few side effects.
  • The pain reliever (acetaminophen) is easier on your stomach and has fewer drug interactions than other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
  • Good for treating dry cough.
  • Available in drugstores either by itself or in combination with other medications to treat cold and allergy symptoms.
  • Available as a liquid and a tablet.
  • Some products relieve cough for up to 12 hours.
  • Works well to help you fall asleep and doesn't make you feel groggy the next morning.
  • Has fewer side effects than prescription sleep aid medications.
  • Available over the counter without a prescription.
  • Not habit-forming like other sleep aids can be.
  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) is often better than other antihistamines at treating allergy symptoms and hives.
  • It can provide quick relief of allergy symptoms for both kids and adults.
  • It makes you sleepy, so it'll help if your allergies are bothering you at night.
  • The effects wear off in 4 to 6 hours, so side effects don't last that long.
  • It comes as a tablet, capsule, liquid, and quick dissolving tablet.
  • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) reduces the thickness and amount of mucus in your throat and chest.
  • Lasts longer than some other products that contain guaifenesin, such as Robitussin, because it's an extended-release form.
  • Available in liquid and tablet forms.
  • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is alcohol- and sugar-free.
  • It’s available at the drugstore either by itself or in combination with other medications to treat cold and flu symptoms.
  • Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have chest congestion and a cough.
  • Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up in productive and wet coughs.
  • The extended release version of Mucinex DM lasts up to 12 hours.
  • Robitussin (Guaifenesin) reduces the thickness and amount of mucus in your throat and chest.
  • Available in multiple forms.
  • Can be used in children 12 years and older.
  • It’s available at the drugstore either by itself or in combination with other medications to treat cold and flu symptoms.
  • Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have chest congestion and a cough.
  • Helps loosen the mucus and phlegm that builds up and causes productive, wet coughs.
  • Nyquil Cold And Flu (Acetaminophen / Dextromethorphan / Doxylamine) is a combination medicine that relieves multiple cold symptoms. It's good to use if you have watery eyes, a cough, fever, and pain.
  • The antihistamine (doxylamine) will help you sleep.
  • The cough medicine (dextromethorphan) works well and has very few side effects.
  • The pain reliever (acetaminophen) is easier on your stomach and has fewer drug interactions than other pain medications like aspirin or ibuprofen.
Downsides and risks
Coricidin HBP Maximum Strength FluDelsymUnisomBenadrylMucinexMucinex DMRobitussinRobitussin DMNyquil Cold and Flu
  • Doesn't clear up nasal congestion.
  • Chlorpheniramine, the antihistamine, can make you dizzy and drowsy. It could increase the risk of falls for elderly people.
  • If you don't really need all of the medications in this combination, you're taking extra medicine and might have extra side effects for no reason.
  • To avoid hurting your liver, you have to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you're taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
  • Can't take dextromethorphan if you're taking MAO inhibitors (drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease, depression, and other emotional conditions). If taken together, they will cause dangerously high blood pressure levels.
  • If you're taking this in combination with other cold and allergy medications, you should read labels closely to make sure you're not accidentally taking too much of a single ingredient.
  • Shouldn't be used unless you have a full night to sleep.
  • You shouldn't drive after taking Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine) until you know how it affects you.
  • Drinking alcohol while taking Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine) isn't recommended.
  • It can increase the risk of falls, so elderly people shouldn't use Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine).
  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) makes you more tired than Claritin, Allegra, or Zyrtec.
  • You shouldn't drive after taking Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) until you know how it affects you.
  • Talk to a pediatrician before giving Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) to a child.
  • It can increase the risk of falls, so elderly people shouldn't use Benadryl (Diphenhydramine).
  • Don't use Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) if you are breastfeeding.
  • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) is more expensive than other medications that treat congestion.
  • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough.
  • You need to drink a lot of fluids while taking this medication or it won't work as well.
  • Can cause nausea, headache, and an upset stomach.
  • Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without mucus or phlegm.
  • The two medications in this product could potentially work against each other. Guaifenesin makes mucus easier to cough up, while dextromethorphan (the "DM" in Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin)) stops you from coughing.
  • Can cause sleepiness, dizziness, and an upset stomach.
  • Robitussin (Guaifenesin) doesn't last as long as other products that contain guaifenesin. Mucinex's extended release form lasts 12 hours and Robitussin (Guaifenesin)'s lasts 8 hours.
  • Robitussin (Guaifenesin) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough.
  • You need to drink a lot of fluids while taking this medication or it won't work as well.
  • Can cause nausea, headache, and an upset stomach.
  • Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) isn’t useful if you have a dry cough without mucus or phlegm.
  • The two medications in this product could potentially work against each other. Guaifenesin makes mucus easier to cough up, while dextromethorphan (the "DM" in Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan)) stops you from coughing.
  • Needs to be taken more often during the day than other products with guaifenesin, like Mucinex.
  • Can cause sleepiness, dizziness, and an upset stomach.
  • You shouldn't use it if you have high blood pressure.
  • If you don't really need all of the medications in this combination, you're taking extra medicine and might have extra side effects for no reason.
  • To avoid hurting your liver, you have to keep track of the total amount of acetaminophen (APAP) you're taking since it's a very common ingredient in pain and cold/flu combination medicines.
Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
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  • Made for people who have high blood pressure.
  • Chlorpheniramine (the antihistamine in Coricidin Hbp Maximum Strength Flu (Acetaminophen / Chlorpheniramine / Dextromethorphan)) can make you sleepy, so avoid activities that require you to be fully alert until you know how it affects you.
  • While taking this, avoid alcohol and other drugs that make you drowsy.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms don't improve in a few days.
  • Don't use in kids age 12 years or younger unless told by your doctor.
  • Contains acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol or APAP. Taking too much can cause liver failure and death. Don't take more than what's recommended on the package or with other Tylenol-containing products.
  • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
  • If your cough lasts more than 7 days, call your doctor.
  • Starts working in 30 minutes.
  • Unisom Sleeptabs (Doxylamine) makes you tired, so take it before you go to sleep.
  • Unisom comes in two different generic forms, doxylamine (Unisom SleepTabs) and diphenhydramine (other Unisom products). Both are antihistamines that help you sleep.
  • Don't take it with alcohol or other drugs that make you sleepy.
  • If you need to use it for more than a few weeks, talk with your doctor. A different medication might work better for you long-term.
  • Take it as needed every 4 to 6 hours.
  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) can make you dehydrated, so avoid this side effect by drinking plenty of fluids.
  • Benadryl (Diphenhydramine) makes you tired, so take it before you go to sleep.
  • If you only have itchy or watery eyes, try using just an antihistamine eye drop.
  • Don't take it with alcohol or other drugs that make you sleepy.
  • If you need to use it for more than a few weeks, talk with your doctor. A different medication might work better for you long-term.
  • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Mucinex (Guaifenesin) because liquid helps break down mucus.
  • Mucinex (Guaifenesin) only works for coughs with mucus, so don't use it if you have a dry cough.
  • Steam from a humidifier, cool mist vaporizer, or hot shower can also help add moisture to your airways.
  • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take.
  • If your cough lasts more than 7 days, call your doctor.
  • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Mucinex Dm (Dextromethorphan / Guaifenesin) because liquid helps break down mucus.
  • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
  • If your cough lasts more than 7 days, call your doctor.
  • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Robitussin (Guaifenesin) because liquid helps break down mucus.
  • Robitussin (Guaifenesin) only works for coughs with mucus, so don't use it if you have a dry cough.
  • Steam from a humidifier, cool mist vaporizer, or hot shower can also help add moisture to your airways.
  • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take.
  • If your cough lasts more than 7 days, call your doctor.
  • Drink plenty of fluids while taking Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) because liquid helps break down mucus.
  • Cough suppressant starts working in 15 to 30 minutes.
  • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than the recommended dose.
  • If your cough lasts more than 7 days, call your doctor.
  • Doxylamine (the antihistamine ingredient) can make you tired, so take it close to bedtime.
  • Follow age-specific dosing instructions on how much to take. Don't take more than recommended on the package.
  • Avoid using alcohol and other drugs that make you drowsy.
  • Let your doctor know if your symptoms don't improve in a few days, or if you have a really bad sore throat with a fever, headache, nausea, or vomiting.
  • Contains acetaminophen, also known as Tylenol or APAP. Taking too much can cause liver failure and death. Don't take more than what's recommended on the package or with other Tylenol-containing products.
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