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Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine is also known as: Broncotron Ped, Broncotron-D, Deconex DMX, Desgen, DuraMAX, Duraphen DM, G-Tusicof, Giltuss, Giltuss Pediatrics, Giltuss TR, Mucinex Children's Congestion & Cough, Mucinex Fast-Max Severe Congestion & Cough, Nortuss-DE, Pres Gen Pediatric, Relhist DMX, Robitussin Children's Cough & Cold CF, Robitussin Multi-Symptom Cold CF, Sinutuss DM, Supress-DX, Tusicof, Tussidex, Tussin CF, Tusso-DMR, Zotex, Zotex Pediatric

Medically reviewed on Aug 31, 2018

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.

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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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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Maxiphen DM (dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine)." MCR American Pharmaceuticals Inc, Brookville, FL.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Maxiphen DM (dextromethorphan/guaifenesin/phenylephrine)." MCR American Pharmaceuticals Inc, Brookville, FL.

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