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What will happen to my baby if I took a cough remedy containing phenylephrine while pregnant?
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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Blood pressure rises
If a woman has high blood pressure, it can raise it higher and be dangerous.

In brief: Blood pressure rises
If a woman has high blood pressure, it can raise it higher and be dangerous.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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Dr. Sheila Goodman
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: OK if only rare
Taking phenylephrine chronically could cause growth restriction (small size related to decreased blood flow to the baby).
Intermittent use doesn't hurt.

In brief: OK if only rare
Taking phenylephrine chronically could cause growth restriction (small size related to decreased blood flow to the baby).
Intermittent use doesn't hurt.
Dr. Sheila Goodman
Dr. Sheila Goodman
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