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When should someone stop delsym (dextromethorphan) before pregnancy?

When should someone stop delsym (dextromethorphan) before pregnancy?

Yes: Dextromethorphan is FDA Pregnancy Category C. If you are using dextromethorphan recreationally please stop use now. ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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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


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What are the effects of dextromethorphan tap. On pregnancy?

What are the effects of dextromethorphan tap. On pregnancy?

Dextromethorphan: In very high doses, dextromethophan would have a similar effect as opiates do on the unborn. If you're pregnant, avoid dextromethorphan. ...Read more

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Is benylin (dextromethorphan) with codeinne safe during pregnancy?

Yes: In moderation. As with all meds, check with your doctor before taking ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) with dextromethorphan in it during early pregnancy?

Is it safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) with dextromethorphan in it during early pregnancy?

Dextromethorphan: Assigned to pregnancy category c by fda. Animal studies show evidence of teratogenicity. Dm only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. But, "…safety of dm in pregnancy : results of a controlled study" (done 2001) concluded :… study fails to show dm use during pregnancy increases rates of major malformations above expected baseline rate of 1% to 3%. Ask ob's opinion. ...Read more

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I was wondering are guaifenesin and dextromethorphan safe during pregnancy?

Yes/No/When?: Based on the limited available data, an increased risk of adverse birth outcomes has not been observed following maternal use of Guaifenesin in pregnancy maternal use of standard otc doses of dextromethorphan when used as an antitussive during the first trimester of pregnancy has not been found to increase the risk of teratogenic effects. ...Read more

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What is delsym (dextromethorphan) used for?

Cough: The active ingredient is dextromethorphan which is the same medication present in most over the counter cough preparations. It simply suppresses the cough reflex. ...Read more

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What is dextromethorphan hydrobromide used for?

Cough: Is the active ingredient in the "dm" of all syrups & pills. ...Read more

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Can i take dextromethorphan hbr while pregnant?

Can i take dextromethorphan hbr while pregnant?

Not usually: I typically avoid dextromethorphan in pregnancy. Some providers might feel comfortable depending on your gestational age, but I don't. If treating a cough use plain Robitussin (guaifenesin) or guifenisen and cough drops are fine too. ...Read more

Dr. Joseph Holtman
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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more


Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Delsym (Definition)

Delsym is a cough suppressant which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more