The Ingredients Of Nyquil

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Many people take Nyquil at the first sign of cold symptoms but few know what each of the active ingredients of Nyquil actually do. Take this quiz and see how much you know about Nyquil and cough medicine in general.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The ingredient acetaminophen is responsible for (choose all that apply):
    • A. 

      Controlling body temperature

    • B. 

      Relieving any pain

    • C. 

      Inducing sleep

    • D. 

      Keeping you awake

    • E. 

      Suppressing the cough

  • 2. 
    Antihistamine properties of Nyquil are caused by:
    • A. 

      Doxylamine succinate

    • B. 

      Pseudoephedrine

    • C. 

      Ephedrine

    • D. 

      Sudafed

    • E. 

      Hydrogen peroxide

  • 3. 
    Dextromethorphan, the chemical sister of morphine, can cause __________________ in large doses.
    • A. 

      Increased physical stamina

    • B. 

      Sleep induction

    • C. 

      Vivid hallucinations

    • D. 

      Body overheating

    • E. 

      Dehydration