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I'm 5 weeks pregnet and sick with a cough. i keep caughing up mucus can i take mucinex (guaifenesin) d?

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Dr. John Rhoades
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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Last updated Oct 25, 2016

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