Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings
Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine is also known as: Ambenyl-D, Ambi 60/580/30, Anatuss DM, Balminil DM + Decongestant + Expectorant, Benylin DM-D-E, Capmist DM, Despec DM, Dimacol, Donatussin DM Syrup, Dorcol Childrens Cough, Mardrops-DX, Maxifed DM, Novahistine DM Expectorant with Decongestant, Novahistine DMX, PanMist DM, Profen II DM, Protuss DM, Rhinosyn-X, Ru-Tuss Expectorant, Suda-Tussin DM, SudaTex-DM, Tenar DM, Tusnel, Z-Cof 12DM, Z-Cof 8DM
Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine Pregnancy Warnings
Dextromethorphan animal studies have revealed evidence of teratogenicity. Based on available data, pseudoephedrine is not thought to be teratogenic. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
FDA pregnancy category: C (dextromethorphan and guaifenesin). Pseudoephedrine has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.
Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / pseudoephedrine Breastfeeding Warnings
The manufacturer makes no recommendation regarding use during lactation. Excreted into human milk: Yes (pseudoephedrine); Unknown (dextromethorphan and guaifenesin) Excreted into animal milk: Unknown The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.
- dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/pseudoephedrine Consumer Information
- Pregnancy Support Group
- FDA Pregnancy Categories
- Medicine use during Pregnancy
- Medicine use while Breastfeeding
- Safe Medications during Breastfeeding
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