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can i take mucinex d while pregnant

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes unless: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is safe for use in pregnancy. The d version should not be used if you have high blood pressure.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: The collaborative perinatal project reported 197 first-trimester exposures to guaifenesin. Fourteen malformations were reported for a relative risk no ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
I : I can understand your fear, however the best thing for you and your baby is for you to relax and move on from here. The likelihood that any damage was ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Some: You can use Mucinex (guaifenesin) and plain Claritin but not Claritin d. Anything with Pseudoephedrine is not ok during pregnancy. It is preferred to ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Always best to ask your Ob about your specific situation. However, as a general rule: Mucinex (guaifenesin) D contains Guaifenesin and Pseudoephedrin ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
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Formulation: There are different formulations of Mucinex (guaifenesin) -- one which includes Guaifenesin alone (an expectorant); another called Mucinex (guaifenesi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Ask your Ob/Gyn: The Mucinex (guaifenesin) has Guiafenesin which is pregnancy C you should take this if your OB says it is Ok. Don't experiment on your own.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Selz
30 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mucinex (guaifenesin): Probably, but ask your OB first.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnancy Category C: Pregnancy category c means animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is safe in pregnancy.
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