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Can pregnancy test kit not detect the pregnancy if taking antibiotics for cold and cough?

Can pregnancy test kit not detect the pregnancy if taking antibiotics for cold and cough?

No: Fertility drugs or other medications that contain HCG might interfere with home pregnancy test results. However, most medications, including antibiotics and birth control pills, don't affect the accuracy of home pregnancy tests. ...Read more

Dr. Tanya Russo
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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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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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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 you take nyquil during the day and dayquil night?

Can you take nyquil during the day and dayquil night?

Nyquil: If you are not on other medications that cause dizziness and not drinking alcohol , then occasional nyquil is ok. ...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) during the day and nyquil at night?

Can i take mucinex (guaifenesin) during the day and  nyquil at night?

Yes: No adverse interactions exist. There are certainly better options if using these for your chronic allergies, but ok for short term relief. ...Read more

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Could it be healthy if i take nyquil pm and Robitussin (guaifenesin) together?

Could it be healthy if i take nyquil pm and Robitussin (guaifenesin) together?

DRUG INTERACTIONS.: See: http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=1200-4453,53-17161

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Can i take sudafed (pseudo ephedrine only), Mucinex (guaifenesin) (expectorant and decongestant), and nyquil all at once?

Can i take sudafed (pseudo ephedrine only), Mucinex (guaifenesin) (expectorant and decongestant), and nyquil all at once?

Probably ok: Sudafed and Mucinex (guaifenesin) certainly can be taken together and adding nyquil at bedtime is probably not harmful. Your pharmacist who knows all the ingredients and actions of these medications is very qualified to advise you,however. ...Read more

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Can I take Zyrtec-D and NyQuil cough together?

Can I take Zyrtec-D and NyQuil cough together?

ZyrtecD+Nyquil Cough: I would recommend that you NOT take these medications together at the same time because doing so will be like taking 5 drugs at the same time. Take the Nyquil Cough before going to bed. If needed, you can take the Zyrtec (cetirizine) D once daily as needed in the morning. Reserve the Nyquil for just before bedtime. If you have diabetes or high blood pressure, check with your doctor first. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) multisymption CF during early pregnancy?

Is it safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) multisymption CF during early pregnancy?

Ask your OB doctor.: Every patient has her own unique medical situation. Most cold medicines have either phenylephrine or Pseudoephedrine for congestion relief. Either of these may have an adverse effect on your blood pressure. Elevated blood pressure is an all too common problem of pregnancy. Please ask your obstetrician about your specific needs. ...Read more

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Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) and nyquil at the same time?

Can i take Mucinex (guaifenesin) and nyquil at the same time?

Pharmacist: Mucinex (guaifenesin) loosens phlegm while nyquil quiets hacking cough and the combination should be ok to take. Your pharmacist who is quite familiar with these medications can advise you about these or any other medications that you take. ...Read more

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Can I take robutussin and NyQuil together?

Ineffective: What is the duration of cough? If more than 2-3 weeks, have you seen a doctor? Guaifenesin which is the main ingredient in different combinations of robitussin (guaifenesin) is a weak anti tussive agent. Nyquil helps due to the antihistamine content. tablespoon of Nyquil contains acetaminophen = 325 mg,Dextromethorphan = 15 mg, & Doxylamine succinate = 6.25 mg. Many herbals are available.Try oil of Oregano. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Plan B and take dayquil and nyquil in the same day?

Is it safe to take Plan B and take dayquil and nyquil in the same day?

It should be safe: There is no evidence of decrease efficacy of Plan B with Nyquil or Dayquil. It should be safe. ...Read more

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Can I take a home pregnancy test during the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Can I take a home pregnancy test during the 1st trimester of pregnancy?

Yes: Home pregnancy tests are usually reliable after you miss one period (when you would be 4-5 weeks pregnant). They aren't perfect however. If you think you are pregnant, you should talk to your doctor about a blood test to confirm (or deny!). ...Read more

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Im 17weeks pregnant and have takin tylonal. Coughdrops. Sudafed. And Robitussin (guaifenesin) today. Not all at the same time but through out the day. Is this safe?

Consult your OB: While you are pregnant even though you have passed the first trimester for the safety of fetal development, you should always call and consult with your OB for any med rhat you are taking. ...Read more

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Can you take sudafed 12 hour in the morning and NyQuil at night?

Can you take sudafed 12 hour in the morning and NyQuil at night?

Yes: Provided you do not have hypertension or other contraindications to decongestants. Just limit use of both medications and take as directed. ...Read more