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is mucinex safe for breastfeeding

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Most over the counter medications are ok, including most decongestants as long as they are taken according to the directions. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Kalm
17 years experience Pediatrics
Probably Safe: Guafenesin (mucinex) has some evidence of safety during breastfeeding while Cetirizine (zyrtec) has not been studied. Both are typically safe for use ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Henry Dorn
24 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe. Try natural!: You probably mean Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm, which contains. Dexomethorphan. Not a very dangerous medication, but i would advise plain Mucinex (guaifen ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Larsen
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Meds for cold: Mucinex (guaifenesin) is OK... If DayQuil has alcohol in it , then you should not use that.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: That is safe.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Thyrosense: There have been no studies to know whether this is safe or not. The label its self says it has not been evaluated by the FDA.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are several components to this product but all are considered safe for breast feeding.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: This drug converts to acyclovir in the body & passes to a minor degree in breast milk (<5%). The dose baby gets that way is much lower than we ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Safer Not to: Although there is no research or data on this subject and because we do not know, it is considered safer not to take theanine while breast feeding.Whe ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: All the various nyquil product line is considered relatively safe for breast feeding.

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