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Cough Remedy For Pregnant Women
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
A few ideas for you: You can take a product with dextromethorphan if you need to, but don't ignore simple remedies like a couple teaspoon of honey, throat lozenges. If your cough is quite bad, you have fever or chest pain, or if you have any difficulty breathing, you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Are there any safe medicines for pregnant women to take (2nd trimester) for a cold with sinus headaches?
Cough med: Do not take any medication unless your OB says it is ok and safe for your baby. ...Read more
Steamy shower: The coughs in infants are very difficult to deal with. There are not any medicine over the counter recommended for under 2 years. Sometimes steaming up the shower stall and having your baby breath the warm mist is helpful. A humidifier or vaporizer may help also particularly in the winter. But i would see your pediatrician to see if its only a cold or some other cause. ...Read more
Not really: Nyquil contains alcohol, which should not be used during pregnancy, and dextro-methorphan, which is pregnancy category c: "animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." [source fda]. ...Read more
I'm 5-6 months pregnant, advised to take clarimac(clarithromycin)500 for 7 days and bronchophane syrup for throat infection. Is this safe in pregnancy?
Safe : These are safe choices if this is what your doctor recommended and prescribed. ...Read more
Fishermans losenges: Anytime you have a question about safety for a pregnancy you should check with you on/gym. Each doctor has their own safety list of studs and additives that they feel are safe for the baby. Often it is a nurse that will check with the doctor to see what is ok. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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Pregnancy medication: Most commonly used pain medications (NSAIDs) and over the counter cough, cold medications are not safe in Pregnancy. However they may not be absolutely contraindicated. Please consult your family physician or Obstetrician before taking any medications in pregnancy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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