Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine is also known as: Anextuss, Broncotron Ped, Dacex-PE, Deconex DMX, Desgen, Despec DM Syrup, Dexcon-DM, DuraMAX, Giltuss, Giltuss Pediatrics, Giltuss TR, Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough, Mucinex Fast-Max Severe Congestion & Cough, Pres Gen, Robitussin Children's Cough & Cold CF, Robitussin Cough & Cold CF, Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold Maximum Strength, Robitussin Peak Cold Multi-Symptom Cold, Supress-DX, TriTuss, Tusicof, Tussi-Pres, Tussidex, Tussin CF, Tusso-DMR
Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine Pregnancy Warnings
Dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/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. Dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.
Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine Breastfeeding Warnings
There are no data on the excretion of dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine into human 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 dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine, taking into account the importance of dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine to the mother.
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