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Is it safe to take delsym (dextromethorphan) while pregnant at 9 week?

No. The U.S. Food and drug administration has classified delsym (dextromethorphan polistirex) as a pregnancy category c medication, which means it may not be safe for pregnant women to use this cough suppressant. Read more...

Can I take dextromethorphan hbr while pregnant?

Not usually. I typically avoid dextromethorphan in pregnancy. Some providers might feel comfortable depending on your gestational age, but I don't. If treating a cough use plain Robitussin (guaifenesin) or guifenisen and cough drops are fine too. Read more...

Is it possible for me to take delsym (dextromethorphan) when pregnant?

No it is category C. No it is not a good idea as it falls in category c.It means that it has not been tested in pregnant women but in animal studies it caused harm to the fetus in animals. Read more...

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...
Agree with Dr rankin. I agree with Dr rankin. Read more...

Is it safe to take Robitussin (guaifenesin) with dextromethorphan in it during early pregnancy?

Dextromethorphan. Assigned to pregnancy category c by fda. Animal studies show evidence of teratogenicity. Dm only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk. But, "…safety of dm in pregnancy : results of a controlled study" (done 2001) concluded :… study fails to show dm use during pregnancy increases rates of major malformations above expected baseline rate of 1% to 3%. Ask ob's opinion. Read more...
Yes! Currently available information fails to identify any specific increase in risk to mother or baby from this agent used during pregnancy. Read more...