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Can I take robitussin dm while breastfeeding

A female asked:
Dr. John Feola
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
NO INTERACTIONS: No documented interactions. Monitor your response to adding Cough syrup.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Theraflu contains two of the same ingredients as robitussin- guaifenisin and dextromethorphan and a two hour interval is not an appropriate dosing int... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Catanzaro
Infectious Disease 34 years experience
Yes: but check the tylenol dosing and do not exceed 2 grams daily
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A 87-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, it is safe to take Robitussin-DM with blood pressure lowering medications. They will not interact with each other.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Farhad Sigari
Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery 21 years experience
Yes: Likely answer is yes. But you can/should check with you pharmacist for any potential interactions.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Robitussin (guaifenesin): You can take it during breasfeeding but it has no impact on the possibility of your child contracting rsv.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Amico Jr
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Adverse reaction: your stomach pain is an adverse reaction to the med.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Camacho
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Cold medications: Always cold meds with caution if you have any heart conditions. Updated can be safely taken with Robitussin (guaifenesin) dmv, but not CF or pe types... Read More
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes, but not much.: Maternal use of standard otc doses of Robitussin-DM when used as an antitussive during the first trimester of pregnancy has not been found to increase... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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YES, altho both: acyclovir and dextromethorphan (the DM part of "Robitussin DM Max) can cause dizziness. Taking them together might increase the chance of that happen... Read More
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