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Can I take hylands cold and cough medicine while pregnant?

Can I take hylands cold and cough medicine while pregnant?

Homeopathic,: alcohol and sugar free. No pregnancy warning. Best to check with your OB doctor first however. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

The cough reflex is a protective mechanism that uses muscles in your throat and chest to expel mucous and saliva that may contain pathogens that would otherwise possibly be inhaled via aerosol or to expel pathogens infecting the throat and respiratory system. Cough benefits the host by reducing load and benefits the pathogen which may then spread via aerosol. ...Read more


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Can i take dayquil cold and flu while breastfeeding?

Can i take dayquil cold and flu while breastfeeding?

Yes, although...: the older your baby is, the safer it will be. (if baby is less than 2 months old, more caution is advised). One of the ingredients (pseudoephedrine) has the potential to cause some irritability in baby and a decrease to your milk supply. As with any OTC medication while breastfeeding, take for the shortest duration possible, only as needed, and dose according to bottle instructions. ...Read more

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I cough (chesty cough) when im feeling cold or in very cold environment. I smoke. No sputum/phlegm but a bit of wheezing?

I cough (chesty cough) when im feeling cold or in very cold environment. I smoke. No sputum/phlegm but a bit of wheezing?

Asthma: Patients with asthma often find that their symptoms of wheezing and/or coughing will be worse in cold air or if they have a cold. Certainly the smoking may also make you more sensitive to irritants or allergens which can trigger symptoms. Stopping smoking and getting on the correct medication will make it easier to control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Am 4wks preg. Hav very bad deep cough and sore throat, earache. Only taking hot water and halls tablets to ease. Can deep coughing cause miscarriage?

Am 4wks preg. Hav very bad deep cough and sore throat, earache. Only taking hot water and halls tablets to ease. Can deep coughing cause miscarriage?

Not at all!: No worries, it is important to stay hydrated and take your folic acid. Your pregnancy is protected in your uterus with a plug in the cervix. Avoid alcohol. You can use some plain robatussin for cough. Consider humidifier and hot showers. Call your doc for an inhaler if a hx of asthma. If you have green or brown sputum you may have bronchitis and need an antibiotic! ...Read more

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Can u take Mucinex (guaifenesin) while being 21 weeks pregnant for a cold and stuffy nose?

Can u take Mucinex (guaifenesin) while being 21 weeks  pregnant  for a cold and stuffy nose?

Unknown: The safety of Mucinex (guaifenesin) is pregnancy is unknown. You should check with your OB on this. There are other medications and treatments for treatment of congestion while pregnant. For example, steam from a humidifier or hot shower or boiling water on the stove can help with the congestion. ...Read more

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What should I take while pregnant for sore throat and runny nose and headache?

What should I take while pregnant for sore throat and runny nose and headache?

Check with your OB: It's probably ok to take tylenol (acetaminophen) and afrin. But check with your OB doctor for further advice before taking medications whilst pregnant. Your particular case may be different. ...Read more

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Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant

Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant

According : According to drugs.Com, triaminic is a category b drug which means that it is considered fairly safe for you and the baby during pregnancy. You can also discuss the risks and benefits of taking this medication with your ob/gyne. Good luck! ...Read more

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Im 6 months pregnant stuffed nose with congestion and cough what meds could I take for cold flew congestion?

Im 6 months pregnant stuffed nose with congestion and cough what meds could I take for cold flew congestion?

Many choices: First, check with your doctor so he or she will be informed as to what is happening with you. Generally, Robitussin dm, tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and cough and even sudafed are considerd safe in pregnancy. Use them as directed. In general avoid motrin, aspirin, and nyquil. ...Read more

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I am 13 weeks pregnant and have a regular cold . Symptoms are sneezing,runny nose and cough . ?

I am 13 weeks pregnant and have a regular cold . Symptoms are sneezing,runny nose and cough . ?

Pregnancy & sneezing: Sneezing, runny nose and cough could be viral infection or hay fever. Saline nose drops can be tried. Chlorpheniramine is one of the safest antihistamine that can be tried . If there is fever or no improvement or any new symptoms arise then please consult a doctor. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3356948/ ...Read more

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Can i take cold eeze nighttime while pregnant?

Can i take cold eeze nighttime while pregnant?

Meds with pregnancy: You should get an okay for any medication you wish to take while pregnant in order to protect the baby. ...Read more

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What can I do for a cold at home. Feeling cold and hot, sneezing, sore throat, dry cough and runny nose . Is this flu?

What can I do for a cold at home. Feeling cold and hot, sneezing, sore throat, dry cough and runny nose . Is this flu?

Influenza usually: Manifests with severe headache, cough, and high fevers. Home remedies are antipyretics, antihistamines, cough supressants, and decongestants, all otc. Make sure you stay well hydrated, use a vaporizer, rest, and avoid allergens. See a doctor if it lasts more than a week. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have a cold / flu stuffed nose coughing mucus and fever headache. Can I take robitusin eith Tylenol cold at same time?

I have a cold / flu stuffed nose coughing mucus and fever headache. Can I take robitusin eith Tylenol cold at same time?

Better not: and which ones? Either Robitussin or tylenol cold have several preparations with different ingredients, stick to only one and read the labels carefully for dosing and timing. Rest, fluids, saline nasal washes would help, and tylenol would help fever, if not better or symptoms are getting worse in a day or two, see your doctor, wish you well ...Read more

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What medicine can be used for coughing and sore throat while being pregnant and also while coughing chest my chest hurts?

What medicine can be used for coughing and sore throat while being pregnant and also while coughing chest my chest hurts?

Cough with pregnancy: I was always taught that delsym And Tylenol (acetaminophen) are safe to take care of cough and pain respectively. As always check with your obgyn. Either he or she are available or have a nurse or PA assigned to these issues and questions . Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Can you mix Coricidin cough and cold and nyquil cold and cough?

Can you mix Coricidin cough and cold and nyquil cold and cough?

Not Good: Not agood idea as the drugs are similar enough to worry about side effects from incorrect, too high doseage. ...Read more

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I'm 5 months pregnant and I have a sore throat stuffy nose and constantly coughing up mucus its been 4 days what can I take that's safe while pregnant?

I'm 5 months pregnant and I have a sore throat stuffy nose and constantly coughing up mucus its been 4 days what can I take that's safe while pregnant?

Call your OB MD: Saline nasal spray can help, and is safe. Other than that it's really important to contact your own OB, be seen, examined, and they're qualified to say what's safe to use. Should be examined. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have cold allergy nose problem when it is cold i start sneezing and my hand-foot also get freezing cold. I tried chlorpheniramine and desloratadine?

I have cold allergy nose problem when it is cold i start sneezing and my hand-foot also get freezing cold. I tried chlorpheniramine and desloratadine?

Cold induced: Cold air is an irritant for the nose leading to clear runny nose and less commonly sneezing. It is unlikely an allergy so antihistamines didn't work well. But a nasal spray called atrovent nasal is a safe non-steroid nasal spray that can help people whose nose runs because of the cold, hot/spicy food, etc. ...Read more

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more