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Pregnant And Delsym
Yes: Always good to check with your doctor first, but ok. ...Read more
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
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
Meds in pregnancy: Not many! - usually tylenol (acetaminophen) at the most - avoid ibuprofen and other like meds. Robitussin plain in small quantities for throat. For a sore throat - honey lemon tea - helps - salt water gargles will also help - 1/4 teaspoon of salt in 4-8 oz of warm water - dissolve and gargle and spit it out. good luck ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can i take Robitussin dm, (guaifenesin and dextromethorphan) cough and mucus while breaatfeeding? My baby is 14 weeks . I have a chest cold and am worried he will get rsv
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
Can i take children's triaminic syrup day time cold and cough, or children's triaminic syrup long acing cough while pregnant? Im 11 weeks and 2 days pregnant
I take adderall but am now sick can I take day time cold medicine that has acetaminophen, dextromethorpahn hbr, guaifenesin, and phenylephrine?
Adderal: Yes,occasional use should not affect youGet a more detailed answer ›
Don't use: Robitussin (guaifenesin) contains Guaifenesin which is an expectorant intended to help liquify mucus. It is Pregnancy Category C "Use with caution if benefits outweigh risks. Animal studies show risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done." There is little evidence that expectorants are really effective. Best advice to avoid all medication if possible, especially 1st trimester ...Read more
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
I'm 26 weeks pregnant and ive been taking Robitussin (guaifenesin) cf. Is the baby going to be okay?
Robitussin (guaifenesin) CF safe?: Cough suppressant,dextromethorphan is rated category C which means that no controlled studies in pregnancy have been done so weigh benefits vs risk. For the decongestant, phenylephrine, its also rated as category C.It can raise the baby's heart rate and blood pressure. If it were me,I would stick to Robitussin plain which is guaifenesin, also category C but just one drug with minimal systemic eff ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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Can i take delsym (dextromethorphan) 12 hour cough syrup during the day, and then my prescribed hydromet cough syrup at night? I want to make sure this is fine to do.
Maintain: You should give your doctors plan and your body a chance to work. Not k owing your medical situation, i would call your prescribing doctor to let him know you are not happy with current plan. He will then give you a better option. But realize it will take some time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing: Let it wear off and don't abuse the medication any longer. ...Read more
Unknown: The safety of Mucinex (guaifenesin) is pregnancy is unknown. You should check with your OB on this. There are other medications and treatments for treatment of congestion while pregnant. For example, steam from a humidifier or hot shower or boiling water on the stove can help with the congestion. ...Read more