Temporarily relieves common cold/flu symptoms:

• Nasal congestion
• Sinus congestion & pressure
• Cough due to minor throat & bronchial irritation
• Cough to help you sleep
• Minor aches & pains
• Headache
• Fever
• Sore throat
• Runny nose & sneezing
• Reduces swelling of nasal passages
• Temporarily restores freer breathing through the nose
• Promotes nasal and/or sinus drainage


12 Caplets

24 Caplets

Package Information


• Take only as directed
• Do not exceed 4 doses per 24 hours

Adults and children 12 years and over

2 caplets with water every 4 hours

Children 4 to under 12 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 caplet) (Purpose)

Acetaminophen 325 mg (Pain reliever/fever reducer)

Dextromethorphan HBr 10 mg (Cough suppressant)

Doxylamine succinate 6.25 mg (Antihistamine)

Phenylephrine HCl 5 mg (Nasal decongestant)

Inactive Ingredients

crospovidone, D&C Yellow No. 10, FD&C Blue No. 1, FD&C Yellow No. 6, magnesium stearate, mica, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, polysorbate 80, polyvinyl alcohol, povidone, pregelatinized starch, stearic acid, talc, titanium dioxide

Other Information

• Store at room temperature

CLICK HERE to view the complete drug facts for NyQuil™ SEVERE Cold & Flu Caplets.

Ratings & Reviews

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4.82/5 (728)
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99% Recommended

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Great cold Medicine

NyQuil Severe helped me with my cold. I wasn't coughing as bad and it helped me to sleep which is a relief when you are sick.

This reviewer received incentives from the product manufacturer.

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What a difference Nyquil Severe makes

This was so helpful, I felt so much better after taking this NyQuil Severe cold medicine. My symptoms went away and I felt much better

Yes, I recommend this product

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NyQuil Severe

I was sick though the holidays at the end/beginning of the year and Nyqil Severe Cold & Flu was the only product that gave me relief.

This reviewer received incentives from the product manufacturer.