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can i take robitussin dm, (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) cough and mucus while breaatfeeding? my baby is 14 weeks . i have a chest cold and am worried he will get rsv

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Robitussin (guaifenesin): You can take it during breasfeeding but it has no impact on the possibility of your child contracting rsv.
Answered on Mar 23, 2013
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