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Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) ok to take when breastfeeding?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Safe

But you always want to minimize baby's exposure to drugs.
Take cautiously as needed.

In brief: Safe

But you always want to minimize baby's exposure to drugs.
Take cautiously as needed.
Dr. Christine Hom
Dr. Christine Hom
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