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Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin is also known as: Benylin Expectorant, Bidex-DMI, Broncotron, Coricidin HBP Chest Congestion & Cough, Coricidin HBP Multi-Symptom Cold (Day), Delsym Cough+ Chest Congestion DM, Diabetic Tuss DM, Fenesin DM, Glycotuss-DM, Guaifenesin DM, Guaifenex DM, Guiatuss DM, Iophen DM NR, Kita La Tos, Mucinex Cough for Kids, Mucinex DM, Muco-Fen DM, Mucobid DM, Q-Tussin DM, Robafen DM, Robitussin Cough + Chest Congestion DM, Siltussin DM, Tussi-Organidin-DM, Tussin DM, Zyncof

Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin Pregnancy Warnings

Dextromethorphan-guaifenesin has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. Animal reproduction studies have not been conducted on this combination product. There are no controlled data on this combination product in human pregnancy. Dextromethorphan-guaifenesin is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin Breastfeeding Warnings

There are no data on the excretion of dextromethorphan-guaifenesin 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, taking into account the importance of dextromethorphan-guaifenesin to the mother.

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