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i'm 32weeks pregnant and i been sick for a week. i have green mucus, a sore throat, and a bad cough. is there anything otc i can take to help? i jus

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Dr. Audrey Lance
Gynecology 14 years experience
Yes: Many over the counter cold remedies are safe in pregnancy. It is best to avoid things that contain pseudoephedrine. But, you can use guafenisin (mucinex), robitussin, tylenol, and nyquil. If you have a fever you should see your OB.

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