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I am four months pregnant and i was wondering if i could take musonex? They said that i could risk thinning my mucous plug and losing my baby.

I am four months pregnant and i was wondering if i could take musonex? They said that i could risk thinning my mucous plug and losing my baby.

Sure - go ahead.: Based on the limited data, an increased risk of adverse birth outcomes has not been observed following maternal use of Guaifenesin in pregnancy. Alcohol may be present in some liquid formulations of guaifenesin. If consumed in sufficient quantities during pregnancy, fetal alcohol syndrome may result. Guaifenesin has been investigated as an agent to improve cervical mucus and improve fertility. ...Read more

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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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I'm 5 weeks pregnet and sick with a cough. I keep caughing up mucus can I take mucinex (guaifenesin) D?

I'm 5 weeks pregnet and sick with a cough. I keep caughing up mucus can I take mucinex (guaifenesin) D?

Better to increase: would be better to just increase your fluid intake(water) this will loosen the secretions, make them more viscous(runny) and you will be able to cough them up more effectively. I would suggest avoiding all meds (except those RXed by you DR)during your first trimester. ...Read more

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Can u be pregnant with no increase of cervical mucous?

Can I be pregnant?: Yes. Of course. Following the cervical mucous is not in any way a reliable or accurate way to monitor for early pregnancy. ...Read more

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What week does the mucous plug form in pregnancy!?

What week does the mucous plug form in pregnancy!?

Mucous : Your cervix makes mucous your whole life. During pregnancy the amount of mucus production increases. Towards the end of pregnancy there's quite a lot. As you start to dilate it slowly starts to come out. Think of the mucus present in your nose. Your cervix works the same way. It's less exciting when you think about it that way. ...Read more

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Im 34/weeks pregnant just lost my mucous pulling is this ok?

Im 34/weeks pregnant just lost my mucous pulling is this ok?

Call MD: Please call your obstetrician, you are considered preterm, labor might be imminent. The baby's lung might not be mature yet. ...Read more

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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