Acetaminophen / pheniramine / phenylephrine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Acetaminophen / pheniramine / phenylephrine is also known as: Theraflu Cold & Sore Throat, Theraflu Flu & Sore Throat, Theraflu Sinus & Cold

Acetaminophen / pheniramine / phenylephrine Pregnancy Warnings

Acetaminophen/pheniramine/phenylephrine has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Acetaminophen has not been formally assigned to pregnancy category by the FDA. It is routinely used for short-term pain relief and fever in all stages of pregnancy. Acetaminophen is believed to be safe in pregnancy when used intermittently for short durations. Pheniramine has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Phenylephrine has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Acetaminophen/pheniramine/phenylephrine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.

Acetaminophen / pheniramine / phenylephrine Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of acetaminophen/pheniramine/phenylephrine into human milk. Acetaminophen is excreted into human milk in small concentrations. One case of a rash has been reported in a nursing infant. Acetaminophen is considered compatible with breast-feeding by the American Academy of Pediatrics. There are no data on the excretion of pheniramine into human milk. Small amounts of phenylephrine are secreted in breast milk. The manufacturer recommends that due to the potential for serious adverse reactions in nursing infants, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or discontinue the drug, taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.

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