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Can Robitussin (guaifenesin) helps mucus thinner when trying to conceive?

Can Robitussin (guaifenesin) helps mucus thinner when trying to conceive?

Maybe: This was a popular idea in the 1970s and 1980's when cervical mucous was a big focus of the fertility evaluation. I'm not aware of any proof of that and the idea of poor mucous is given less emphasis today than before. If someone has not had significant cervical surgery and is not on Clomid (clomiphene) it is likely not an issue. To my knowledge it won't hurt either so it could be tried? Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Cloutier
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Guaifenesin (Definition)

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Can Robitussin (guaifenesin) make you more fertile?

Can Robitussin (guaifenesin) make you more fertile?

NO: It always amazes me the totally wrong or misleading gets out about drugs by anecdotal stories or via the internet, or via the pharmaceutical companies themselves. Learn to be discerning about what you hear and who you hear it from. Be skeptical about any such claims. Once again, the answer is no. ...Read more

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Best multivitamin to take when trying to concieve?

Best multivitamin to take when trying to concieve?

Prenatal vitamins: Prenatal vitamins contain the needed amounts of iron and folic acid. Folic acid 800 micrograms (0.8 mg) is the typical dose in prenatal vitamins. Recently dha has been added to prenatal vitamins which in some studies have showed that there is improved developmental outcomes in babies. You should start prenatal vitamins ahead of getting pregnant. ...Read more

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Can. I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm with sudafed? Trying to drain out eustacian tubeS

Can. I take Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm with sudafed? Trying to drain out eustacian tubeS

ETD: You can take Mucinex (guaifenesin) DM with Sudafed, but I don't know why you would do that. The dextromethorphan in the Mucinex (guaifenesin) is for a cough suppressant. You're better off taking Mucinex (guaifenesin) D and take one medication to treat the problem. Additionally, you could purchase Nasacort AQ over the counter and use a nasal steroid spray to help your ETD symptoms ...Read more

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Bronchitis. 19 w pregnant. Have Robitussin (guaifenesin) (dextromethorphan hbr). Safe to take?

Bronchitis. 19 w pregnant. Have Robitussin (guaifenesin) (dextromethorphan hbr). Safe to take?

If really needed : While you can use that medication while pregnant you should not take any medication unless necessary and you know you tolerate it. Any illness while pregnant you be taken seriously and the best course is to see a medical provider to ensure nothing more serious. A good lung exam can help confirm the cough is just bronchitis or even post nasal drip vs pneumonia. ...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 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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When one should take Duphaston tablets, if trying to conceive ?

When one should take Duphaston tablets, if trying to conceive ?

Duphaston: Unless you have lute all phase deficiency or are undergoing ivf pregnancy, you do not need duphaston. It won't help you. If undergoing ivf, your fertility team will instruct you as to how to take it. It may have no beneficial effect in luteal phase defect, but if you have been told you have this, you would start the med after ovulation. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take black cohosh with Clomid (clomiphene) when trying to conceived?

Is it safe to take black cohosh with Clomid (clomiphene) when trying to conceived?

No: Black Cohosh is listed as a hepatotoxin and cases of liver failure requiring transplant have been reported. Just because its "all natural" doesn't mean it's safe. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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Trying to conceive is it bad to ejaculate every day when trying to conceive a child? User name rem

Trying to conceive  is it bad to ejaculate every day when trying to conceive a child? User name		rem

Maybe: Daily ejaculation can sometimes lower sperm counts. If you are trying to conceive and have concerns, please speak with a doctor. Your partners gynecologist may be a good place to start, or if you have been trying for 6 to 12 months or more it may be helpful to see a reproductive endocrinologist as these doctors specialize in fertility issues. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 50mg Zoloft (sertraline) and I'm actively trying to conceive. Is it safe to take while trying to conceive?

I was prescribed 50mg Zoloft (sertraline) and I'm actively trying to conceive. Is it safe to take while trying to conceive?

It's safe, but...: Sertraline, like the other SSRI's are classified by the DEAE as safe antidepressants during pregnancy, meaning that the risk for prematurity, low birth weight, or birth defects are minimum . However, it doesn't mean nonexistent. Benefits and risks should always be considered. 50mg is a very low dose for Sertraline, talk to your Dr about real benefits. Safer to stop now or once you test positive. ...Read more

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Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) ok to take when breastfeeding?

Robitussin&breast fe: While it is considerd safe for a breast feeding mother to take robitussin, (guaifenesin) you have to be aware that it decreases milk production, so if you are taking this med, make sure the baby is getting enough milk, if not than supplement for a short peroiod with formula.But it is the safest of all the cough meds to take. ...Read more

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How many cycles one can take letrozol for trying to conceive?

How many cycles one can take letrozol for trying to conceive?

3 to 4: Most studies show that within 3 to 4 cycles of a certain medication would produce a pregnancy if it were to work. ...Read more

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Trying to conceive having problems would it be ok to try Clomid (clomiphene) without a prescription?

Trying to conceive having problems would it be ok to try Clomid (clomiphene) without a prescription?

Not a good idea: Consult a physician if you have difficulty conceiving. Your ob/gyn can prescribe clomid, (clomiphene) but if you don't get pregnant after 3 months of Clomid (clomiphene) see a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinologist or rei). See rei first if you are over 35 and trying for 6 months or more, if over 40, or if you have irregular cycles, previous ectopic pregnancy, chlamydia or pid, or your partner has sperm issues. ...Read more

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Does pre natals help conceive? Im trying to get pregnant, hax 2 miscarriages. Trying to have healthy pregnancy

Does pre natals help conceive? Im trying to get pregnant, hax 2 miscarriages. Trying to have healthy pregnancy

Helps with healthy: pregnancy but not with actual conception. Avoid tobacco, caffeine, alcohol, illicit drugs ; unnecessary medications. Remain physically active and eat healthfully. Aim for at least 8 hours of sleep per night. Take your prenatal vitamins and keep all prenatal appointments. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Robitussin (Definition)

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


Conception (Definition)

Conception is the union of an egg and sperm to form a zygote. The zygote is what ...Read more