4 doctors weighed in:
Is it safe to take cough medication in pregnancy?
4 doctors weighed in

Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
It is safest to take the medications with the least ingredients though.
If a medication has multiple components, it's likely that at least 1 will cause problems with pregnancy.

In brief: Yes
It is safest to take the medications with the least ingredients though.
If a medication has multiple components, it's likely that at least 1 will cause problems with pregnancy.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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Dr. Nazhat Sharma
Ophthalmology
In brief: Pregnancy
Depending in your trimester and the kind of cough mixture consult the pharmacist for a quick answer and confirm with your ob.

In brief: Pregnancy
Depending in your trimester and the kind of cough mixture consult the pharmacist for a quick answer and confirm with your ob.
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
Dr. Nazhat Sharma
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