Is mucinex dm safe to take while breastfeeding?
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It is unsafe to take any type of medication while pregnant of breastfeeding unless advised by your doctor.
There are some who say it is not safe and others who say it is. The best thing to do is to ask your doctors. Here are the responses: No. Mucinex DM is not safe to take while pregnant. The plain Mucinex without the decongestant (DM) is safe to take. No. Mucinex DM is not safe to take while pregna…nt. The plain Mucinex without the decongestant (DM) is safe to take. The "DM" portion of the medication is not a decongestant. It stands for Dextromethorphan which is a cough suppressant...and which (in the form of Robitussin DM) is considered safe by many OB doctors. Mucinex DM is safe during pregnancy. Had the same issue today actually. 12 weeks pregnant and unsure of what to take. Went to CVS without my cell so I couldn't call my OB. I asked the pharmacist and he said mucinex DM would be best. He recommended not taking anything with sudafed or phenylephrine in it, which rules out any type of Tylenol cold medicine. Mucinex DM is not a decongestant, its a cough suppressant. Mucinex D is the decongestant. If you're congested and coughing, take the Mucinex DM for the cough and a saline nasal spray for the congestion. Pharmacist recommended method. ( Full Answer )
No, while you are breast feeding you should not take any form of drug not prescribed to you by a qualified medical practitioner. This is for two reasons . While under the influence of drugs you can not properly meet your responsibilities for looking after the child. . What you eat, drink or take …will make its way into your breast milk and form there into your child - he she will be taking drugs too. . Please while you are raising your baby, stay off drugs. ( Full Answer )
Niacin is considered to likely be safe while breastfeeding, as longas it is taken in doses no higher than the recommended amounts.Check with your doctor to see if it is recommended in yourparticular situation.
Amoxycillin, which is a form of Penicillin, is often prescribed for pregnant women, and has not been known to cause harm to the unborn baby, and is generally safe for nursing mothers to take, as well. However, since small amounts do pass into the mother's milk, it can cause the infant some of the sa…me side effects as it does adults, including, but not limited to, upset stomach, nausea, diarrhea, and allergic reaction. If you are taking this medication while nursing your baby, make sure your doctor knows you are breast feeding before he prescribes it, and contact your doctor if you notice any of these symptoms in your baby, especially signs of an allergic reaction (anaphalaxis). ( Full Answer )
There are many types of medicines that can be taken duringbreastfeeding that will not affect the baby. However, it is best tocontact a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
I just spoke with my doctor and they said it is fine to take DayQuil while pregnant and breastfeeding. Pretty much if you could take it while pregnant, you can take while breastfeeding is what she said..
Yes! Absolutely.... I have tried it for years and it's the only treatment that gets rid of my bad cough!. Yes! Absolutely.... I have tried it for years and it's the only treatment that gets rid of my bad cough!
I did when I had a cold, and I was fine. Just be prepared to be super tired and want to sleep right after.
If it is the 'mini-pill' it is fine to take whilst breastfeeding. The 'combined' pill will however affect you milk production.
According to the Walgreens pharmacist, not pharmacy tech, yes. Check out this list of well known drug interactions with mucinex. http://www.bjchealth.org/?id=5488&sid=3 On the mucinex box, it says to not take with maoi's. Given the two sources and a bronchitis infection driving me crazy, I took one …mucinex pill hours ago. I'm fine, no symptoms, nothing. I take the same dosage of sertraline (generic). Hope this helps. ( Full Answer )
It should be safe. Mood stabilizers, such as Lamictal, are prescribed occasionally for those that have mood swings when taking a stimulant ADHD medication.
It is not recommended to take while breastfeeding, because it contains a lot of caffeine, which can cause excitability and restlessness in the infant. It also contains aspirin which can be passed through breastmilk. Aspirin can thin the blood and is not considered safe for children because of the ri…sk of Reye's Syndrome. You should definitely call your healthcare provider or pharmacist to discuss whether this is a safe medication. ( Full Answer )
There are risks.. But they are not common. If you are using a low dose of prednisone (20mg or less, for under a month, for something like viral-activated asthama, for example) for a short period of time, it really shouldn't be a problem, and you have nothing to worry about. However, if the p…rednisone is a long term treatment at higher doses such as 50mg or above where tapering is required and such, you may want to consider talking to your doctor about switiching meds, or what other options there may be. Make the choice for yourself? http://drugsafetysite.com/prednisone ( Full Answer )
I take 225mg of oxycodone per day as prescribed for back pain. Often times,as I live near the beach, the humidity makes my nose feel clogged. I take my nightly dose (75mg) and usually 30 mins later take mucinex DM maximum strength. I have not experienced any problems so far. Of course you should con…sult ur doc before you begin taking any kind of new meds. ( Full Answer )
Yes, there are BCP you can use while breast feeding - safely. T he "mini-pill" or progestin-only pill (POP) brand name - Micronor, Errin, Nor-QD, Ovrette, Microval - is preferred for women who are breast feeding because there is no effect on the quality or quantity of breast milk.. The…se pills must be taken at the same time every day - forgetting even one or taking it as little as 3 hours late can allow ovulation to occur.. Plan B - Emergency Contraceptive is another POP - because of the high dose of hormones this should be used as a last resort and never as routine BC - breast feeding or not. But it is seen as safe for mothers and their infants - it should not be used in the first six weeks after birth due to the stress on an infant's immature liver (hormones are broken down in our liver). . Combination pills contain estrogen a hormone that is known to effect the quantity of breast milk (sometimes dramatically) and has an anecdotal effect of shorter duration of breast feeding. These pills should not be used until the baby is six months old and has an established routine that includes solid foods. . ( Full Answer )
Yes, it is safe to take both. My fiance just caught what we believe is the flu and his doctor is having him taking both. It's probably best to ask you doctor though.
No. Soma (Carisoprodol) is a skeletal muscle relaxant, and this medication passes into breast milk in large amounts. Nursing mothers should avoid this drug because it affects their babies.. You can talk to you doctor and ask if there is another muscle relaxant that you can take while nursing that w…on't pose any risk to your baby. ( Full Answer )
I got a cold shorly after the birth of my son and my doctor told me Mucinex-D was the safe product to take while nursing. I would double check with your doctor first, though, before taking anything over the counter.
It is only safe to take Klonopin (an anti-seizure, anti-anxiety medication) and Mucinex DM (an exptorant) if you are NOT pregnant. If you are pregnant, however, neither of these medications should be taken without your doctor's express approval.. Klonopin can cause birth defects to a fetus, and can… pass into breast milk when breast feeding. So if you aren't pregnant, but are breast feeding, do not take this medication without your doctor's express approval.. Otherwise, yes, you can take both of these medications together. ( Full Answer )
It's not recommended. They both contain Dextromethorphan HBr, and it's generally not a good idea to mix medications with the same active ingredient.
According to: http://www.bjchelpforyourhealth.org/hfyh_content.aspx?id=5488 . I do not recommend any diet pill, but there are no drug interactions between these products. Read up on the problems of Fen-Phen.
Yes, they can be taken together. Mucinex is a decongestant and Benadryl is an anti-histamine and they work two different ways.
I was wondering the same thing So I called my local Walgreens Pharmacist and he said that there was no problem with taking the two medications together!
While Advil (Ibuprofen) should be avoided during pregnancy, it is considered ok to use when breastfeeding.
Don't worry about having your period while breastfeeding this is normal. If you have given birth within a month it is unlikely to be a true period and will be postnatal bleeding (this can last weeks, sometimes months). The most likely time to get your first period is sometime after you introduce sol…ids or formula to your little ones diet. Remember just because you haven't had a period does not mean you aren't fertile and can't get pregnant. ( Full Answer )
There is no manufacturer-listed drug incompatibility between these two medicines, and the combination is often recommended by physicians.
Benzaclin may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. It is not known whether benzoyl peroxide or clindamycin passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if …you are breast-feeding a baby. It is advised that you do not use Benzaclin while breast feeding or while pregnant. ( Full Answer )
please go to a pharmacist i don't think you shoud trust strangers on the internet with your health
Assuming that you don't have any reactions to either of these drugs, and you are in otherwise good health except for elevated blood pressure (hence the simvastatin), yes you should be fine taking these two together. You shouldn't take simvastating (Zocor) and Mucinex D together though because Mucine…x D's active ingredients are Guaifenesin and Psudoephedrine whereas Mucinex DM has Guaifenesin and Dextromethorphan, a Psudoephedrine 'substitute' which should not raise blood pressure. Either way, it is always a good idea to check with your doctor or a pharmacist before taking drugs together. I am a certified pharmacy technician so I know drugs a bit, but second opinions are always good! ( Full Answer )
I wouldn't suggest it. Today I tried the two together to relieve my cough, but loosen the mucus in my lungs (so counterproductive. I tried Delsum 12 hour cough relief cough suppressant in grape flavor first, 10 mL. Then about an hour later I had two Mucinex DM tablets (12 hour relief) with a full, b…ig glass of water. About an hour later after that, I'm now starting to feel the messed up effects of the two together. My eyes can't focus on things at all, and I'm dizzy. Whenever I walk it feels messed up and light. It's like an acid trip or something, though I've never had one. While those side effects sound cool and all, they can be dangerous! So I wouldn't try the two together, considering my experiences! p.s. I don't know what other side effects could happen between the two, like vomiting or even death. Please be safe :) ( Full Answer )
I'm sorry but haven't you gotten any education about pregnancy, breastfeeding and babies? EVERYTHING you eat, inhale, drink gets to the baby! If you get high the baby get high. So no, using drugs while breastfeeding so your baby gets high on drugs is not allowed! Also even if you weren't breastfeedi…ng, using drugs while taking care of a child is negligence. ( Full Answer )
YES, it is safe to take Mucinex while taking Methadone. I contacted a pharmacist to confirm that it is safe, because I needed to know the same thing. They told me it is safe but they wouldn't take them directly together. She said to wait like an hour or so between each medicine. Then she said that i…s a good rule of thumb for any medications that you are taking. So yes, you can take them together just wait an hour in between. ( Full Answer )
It really all depends on your dosage, but if doing it recreationally - that is how to obtain the high you are seeking. I do not condone it's use though.
yes, you can. one is a narcotic and the other is simply a cough suppressant (which will make you rather dehydrated due to the guafennisen in it) with a sleep-aid in it called diphehydramine. you ll be super sleepy, so make sure you re not needing to perform ANY activities soon after your doses that …require your FULL attention IE: drive, handle children, cooking. take the recommended dose for both when taken alone or together, and you ll be just fine. if you have any more questions, you can gain one on one answers from any pharmacist. just look up any random pharmacy, and they can answer all of your questions, even if you've never filled there. ( Full Answer )
For me it took about 1 hour and 30 minutes to start kicking in but only because your body has to fully digest it. Just be patient with it, it WILL be worth it. I took 7 pills but fell asleep and woke up 2 hours later right into the trip.
I has been told yes and no, when it cones to suboxone and breastfeeding, I would talk to your suboxone doctor bc they know more about it than any other doctors. I do know wemen who have but they also were on very low dose ( 2 mg daily) so I don't know if that changes anything. Good luck
Good morning, please can you let me know if it is safe to takeFlexor joint and mobility support if i am breastfeeding? Mydaughter is 4 months old. Many thanks Tracy
You can take Sudafed when you are breastfeeding. But just remember that it in your system and it is transmitted to the baby by breastfeeding. So he or she is going to have the same side effect's. Call The Nurse Practitioner At the Doctor's office or the pharmacy tech.
There are lots of medications safe while breastfeeding. Call your local lactation consultant and have her check the meds before taking them
Yes, there are quite often over the counter medicines that include the ingredients from both medicines. As long as you follow the directions on the box, you should be fine.
it is perfectly fine to get a pem while breastfeeding... there is no evidence that it has any effects on your baby so your baby will be perfectly safe, hope this helps happy perming! :)
Yes, you can but it is not a good decision to do. You could die from an overdose of Dextromethorphan Guaifenesin, and admorphine
I've taken it several times before. The only reaction I have is it makes me very sleepy, but I feel well rested in the morning. I don't recommend taking them together while operating a vehicle or machinery. Otherwise doesn't give me any problems.
It is not recommended that person take Allegra-D and Mucinex together. Mixing medications can have harmful effects. A person should take one or the other but not both at the same time.
Do not take any medications while pregnant , even over the counter ones, without consulting your Dr first.
Is mucinex DM safe to take after expiration date even though the bottle has never been opened and the celophane seal is still on the bottle?
In my opinion, it probably would be okay. It depends on how long ago the expiration date was. If the expiration date was more than 2 years ago, I'd throw it out, but if it's earlier than that it should be alright. If you don't want to take any chances, just buy a new bottle.
I'm afraid that, even though it's unlikely it would be serious, the pseudoephedrine in the Zyrtec D and the dextromethorphan in the Mucinex could interact with each other. However normal Zyrtec with just cetirizine would be perfectly safe.
It is not recommended to take Mucines DM after its expiration date.Most medicines have a long shelf life, but they become ineffectiveafter the expiration date.
It is risky to give dextromethorphan to the patient on paroxitine.You are bound to get people who will react in bizarre manner to thecombination.