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Guaifenesin / phenylephrine Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Guaifenesin / phenylephrine is also known as: Amitex LA, Crantex, Deconex, Deconex IR, Despec, Dimetapp Children's Cold & Chest Congestion, Donatussin Drops, Duomax, Endal, Entex LA, Gilphex TR, Guaifen PE, Guaiphen-D 1200, Guaiphen-D 600, Guiatex PE, MontePhen, Mucus Relief Sinus, Nasex-G, Nescon-PD, Norel EX, Prolex D, Simuc, Wellbid-D, Xpect-PE, Zotex GPX

Medically reviewed on January 26, 2017

Guaifenesin / phenylephrine Pregnancy Warnings

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. Guaifenesin-phenylephrine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when benefit outweighs risk.

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Guaifenesin / phenylephrine Breastfeeding Warnings

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

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References for pregnancy information

  1. "Product Information. Lusonex (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Wraser Pharmaceuticals, Ridgeland, MS.
  2. "Product Information. Duratuss (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Victory Pharma, San Diego, CA.
  3. "Product Information. Duratuss GP (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Victory Pharma, San Diego, CA.
  4. "Product Information. Sitrex (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Vindex Pharmaceuticals, Cordova, TN.

References for breastfeeding information

  1. "Product Information. Duratuss GP (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Victory Pharma, San Diego, CA.
  2. "Product Information. Duratuss (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Victory Pharma, San Diego, CA.
  3. "Product Information. Sitrex (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Vindex Pharmaceuticals, Cordova, TN.
  4. "Product Information. Lusonex (guaifenesin-phenylephrine)." Wraser Pharmaceuticals, Ridgeland, MS.

Further information

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