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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. Erik Borncamp
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Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) while breastfeeding?

Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) while breastfeeding?

Yes: Most over the counter medications are ok, including most decongestants as long as they are taken according to the directions. Mucinex (guaifenesin) is perfectly fine and can be used without concern. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm while pregnant?

Is it safe to take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm while pregnant?

Category C: Category a is safe. Category b likely safe, no evidence in humans. Category c is no evidence of harm in humans for sure but possible in animals. So there could be some risk. ...Read more

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I am 16weeks pregnant can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) long-acting cough?

I am 16weeks pregnant can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) long-acting cough?

Ask your OB: U should be asking all these ?S to yoru OB as yoru OB has specific meds that they will recommend usually that should be safe but ask your ob. ...Read more

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Ibprofen while pregnant safe?

Not at 30 weeks.: Ibuprofen is fda pregnancy category d. It could harm your unborn child if taken during the last trimester. ...Read more

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Can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) CF during pregnancy?

Can I take Robitussin (guaifenesin) CF during pregnancy?

DM is better: Robitussin (guaifenesin) with dextromethorphan (also know asrobitussin dm) may be replaced with a Codeine based anti-tussive if it is prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more

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Can i take nyquil while pregnant?

It is ok: In general you want to avoid all medications during pregnancy that you don't have to take. The ingredients in nyquil are ok to take. But take for the shortest time possible. ...Read more

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Can i take wal tussin while pregnant?

Can i take wal tussin while pregnant?

Yes: This is fine to use for a few days to help with symptoms of a cold during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can take terraflu while iam pregnant?

Most likely: You should always ask your own doctor, but the ingredients in theraflu are generally safe during pregnancy. ...Read more

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IS nyquil and dayquil safe to take while 9weeks 5days pregnant??

IS nyquil and dayquil safe to take while 9weeks 5days pregnant??

No, read the label: No it is not. If you read the label there is a huge amount of alcohol in those products not conducive to your fetus and pregnancy. I have often wondered why there is no tax label on Nyquil which could easily be sold in liquor stores with a "proof rating". ...Read more

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Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) md while breastfeeding?

Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) md while breastfeeding?

Maybe. Try natural!: You probably mean Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm, which contains. Dexomethorphan. Not a very dangerous medication, but i would advise plain Mucinex (guaifenesin) instead. Better yet, in order to thin secretions 100% safely, drink from a cup some piping hot chicken broth (the real, homemade kind) with as much hot chile pepper added as you can tolerate, which causes copious thin secretions and gets the thick junk out. Seriously! ...Read more

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Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) gel safe during pregnancy?

Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) gel safe during pregnancy?

Probably: Probably. Read below. http://www.obgynvirginia.com/obgyn_Services/obstetrical/safe-medications-pregnancy.php

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Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) d safe in pregnancy. I am 12 weeks pregnant?

Is Mucinex (guaifenesin) d safe in pregnancy. I am 12 weeks pregnant?

Category C drugs: This falls into category c. This is a pregnancy related scale listing meds form class a-x from very safe to dangerous/damaging. Category c includes meds that have no known negative effect on human fetal development from available studies but those studies are not extensive enough to move it to a safer category. ...Read more

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I was wondering are guaifenesin and dextromethorphan safe during pregnancy?

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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Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) while taking phentermine?

Yes: But why are you taking phentermine? The weight loss is temporary and only while you are taking the medication. You need to learn to eat less and exercise more in order to lose weight and keep it off for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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Can I take acetaminophen while pregnant?

Can I take acetaminophen while pregnant?

Yes: Follow the recommended dosing as toxicity can occur if you take too much. ...Read more

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Guaifenesin (Definition)

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