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robitussin dm safe during pregnancy

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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.

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A member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Robitussin: DM and Nyquil are not necessarily "bad" taken together AT NIGHT since SLEEPINESS may be a major issue (eg NO DRIVING!!!!) Hope this helps Dr Z
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no pain reliever in the robitussin (guaifenesin).
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There is no problem taking these medications together. If your symptoms do not resolve in a week or if you develop high fever or shortness of breath t ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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No: Robitussin dm (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) contains alcohol, which while it is not in a large amount, can be significant if you are taking even ... Read More
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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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A female asked:
Dr. Cornelius Oleary
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2 Cough supressants: You are intending to take Robitussin DM, a medicine that has a cough suppressant and expectorant, with benzonatate,tessalon, which is also a cough sup ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Sounds ok: If a person had no problems taking Z-pak and Robitussin DM in the past at different times of day, she should have no problems taking the two medicatio ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Duic
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: You should only use this medication as directed on the package and only for 3-5 days. If your symptoms are not resolving within that time follow up wi ... Read More
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