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is mucinex dm safe during pregnancy

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Mucinex (guaifenesin) in pregnancy: Yes. In a limited and for a short term.
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Dr. Ronan Monsef
Specializes in Family Medicine
Category C: Means there is no simple yes or no answer. Risks and benefits need to be weighed. Speak to your doctor.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: In first and 2nd trimester no medicine is safe better not even in 3rd trimester.
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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Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is safe in pregnancy. Use only as needed as with any medication.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Category C drugs: This falls into category c. This is a pregnancy related scale listing meds form class a-x from very safe to dangerous/damaging. Category c includes ... 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Mucinex (guaifenesin): I am not aware of Mucinex (guaifenesin) being used for pregnancy induction. It's relatively safe during pregnancy but if you can do without it, do so. ... 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 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: There are no known interactions between Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm and vitamins. Mucinex (guaifenesin) relieves symptoms but does not cure coughs. Most ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
That is: Fine.
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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