I'm 5 weeks pregnet and sick with a cough. i keep caughing up mucus can i take mucinex (guaifenesin) d?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Better to increase: would be better to just increase your fluid intake(water)
this will loosen the secretions, make them more viscous(runny) and you will be able to cough them up more effectively.
I would suggest avoiding all meds (except those RXed by you DR)during your first trimester.
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