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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 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

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Is it possible for me to take delsym (dextromethorphan) when pregnant?

Is it possible for me to take delsym (dextromethorphan) when pregnant?

No it is category C: No it is not a good idea as it falls in category c.It means that it has not been tested in pregnant women but in animal studies it caused harm to the fetus in animals. ...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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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

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Is it safe to take delsym (dextromethorphan) while pregnant 9 week?

Not clear: Delsym (dextromethorphan) is a pregnancy class c, which means it is not clear whether it is safe or not. I would discuss with your ob/gyn whether the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take delsym (dextromethorphan) while pregnant at 9 week?

No: The U.S. Food and drug administration has classified delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex) as a pregnancy category c medication, which means it may not be safe for pregnant women to use this cough suppressant. ...Read more

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Dextromethorphan (Definition)

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


Delsym (Definition)

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