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  1. Pei says:

    If i take dayquil at night will it keep me awake? ChaCha Answer: No. Dayquil does not contain any ingredients that will keep you awak

  2. Jay says:

    nope. the only things that keep you awake are stimulants. all cold medicines are a combination of drugs. meaning one drug treats fever, one treats the congestion, one treats the cough, and so on. the ingredients in Nyquil are: Acetaminophen (pain reliever/fever reducer) Dextromethorphan (cough suppressant) and Doxylamine (antihistamine.) DayQuil has the exact same ingredients except they leave the antihistamine out. the major side effect of antihistamines is their drowsiness. benadryl is the most popular antihistamine. since DayQuil doesnt have a stimulant in it, it wont keep you awake at night. the drug pseudoephedrine is a stimulant, and it is used in cold medicines, but it is not in either DayQuil or NyQuil. there is also a drug called Mucinex or guaifenesin that is an expectorant, it helps loosen the gunk in your chest that rattles around when you cough. but it isnt in DayQuil or NyQuil either.so, to answer your question: DayQuil will not keep you up at night. it doesnt contain a stimulant that will keep you awake. it just doesnt have the antihistamine (doxylamine) that NyQuil has.

  3. Lindsy says:

    any tips to remain awake in the night for studying for exams, Caffenine does not keep me awake!!! plz help?

  4. Kortney says:

    It is not meant to keep you awake and does not contain any stimulants it does not contain any medication that may make you sleepy. More:http://www.chacha.com/question/how-long-does-dayquil-keep-u-awake-for

  5. Tessie says:

    bag, and dreading the next day, its like if you don’t fall asleep it will stop tomorrow from coming (wish it was true) More:http://www.answerbag.com/q_view/493182

  6. Shelly says:

    Invite their friends over for a sleep over, give them lots of sweet stuff and they will be bouncing on the walls all night! More:http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_do_you_keep_a_child_awake_all_night

  7. Gale says:

    Question by Satan’s Daughter: Will Dayquil keep you awake if you take it at night ? I don’t have much Nyquil and it seems difficult to get ahold of.

  8. Lorretta says:

    Take an over-the-counter pain reliever such as aspirin or ibuprofen to relieve a If you've drunk in excess and suspect you'll be hung over the next morning, drink a few I'm sure that last night, downing those double tequila shots made absolutely Cure a hangover by throwing up if you are feeling nauseous, keeping the Detail:http://www.ehow.com/how_1953_care-hangover.html

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