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I am pregnant and have developed a cough with some phlegm. Is there anything OTC I can take? I have chest congestion and its painful to cough.
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You can take Robitussin and tylenol (acetaminophen) safely.
You can also use saline nasal spray. You should talk to your doctor about taking decongestants.

In brief: Yes
You can take Robitussin and tylenol (acetaminophen) safely.
You can also use saline nasal spray. You should talk to your doctor about taking decongestants.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Scott Kramer
Gynecology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Cough expectorants
Look for otc cough medicine that has guaifenesin, which helps bring up phlegm, and dextromethorphan which is cough suppressant.
Here's link to list of otc medications safe in pregnancy & breastfeeding: http://womenshealthfremont.Com/webdocuments/medications-in-pregnancy.Pdf.

In brief: Cough expectorants
Look for otc cough medicine that has guaifenesin, which helps bring up phlegm, and dextromethorphan which is cough suppressant.
Here's link to list of otc medications safe in pregnancy & breastfeeding: http://womenshealthfremont.Com/webdocuments/medications-in-pregnancy.Pdf.
Dr. Scott Kramer
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Dr. Edward Neilsen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Tylenol (acetaminophen) Products
Generally anything with tylenol (acetaminophen) in the name is considered safe.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus, for example. For worsening symptoms such as fevers, see your doctor.

In brief: Tylenol (acetaminophen) Products
Generally anything with tylenol (acetaminophen) in the name is considered safe.
Tylenol (acetaminophen) cold and sinus, for example. For worsening symptoms such as fevers, see your doctor.
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