Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time while Breastfeeding
Most health expert recommend six month of exclusive breastfeeding but statics suggest that numbers are not good, almost 95% mothers start breastfeeding but this number drops to 40% in first three month and further it drops to 15% till fifth month. Sometime its due to need of medication usage. Because of these statics its important to provide good information on safety of drugs in breastfeeding so that it can be improved when possible. In this FAQ sheet we will discuss about exposure to Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time while breastfeeding. We will also discuss about common side effects and warnings associated with Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time.

What is Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time ?


Delsym Cough+ Chest Congestion DM helps loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions to rid the bronchial passageways of bothersome mucus and make coughs more productive temporarily relieves: cough due to minor throat and bronchial irritation as may occur with the common cold or inhaled irritants the intensity of coughing the impulse to cough Delsym Cough+ Cold Night Time temporarily relieves these common cold and flu symptoms: cough nasal congestion minor aches and pains sore throat headache runny nose sneezing temporarily reduces fever controls cough to help you get to sleep

Purpose: Active ingredients (in each 20 mL) Delsym Cough+ Chest Congestion DM Purposes Dextromethorphan HBr 20 mg Cough suppressant Guaifenesin 400 mg Expectorant
Active ingredients (in each 20 mL) Delsym Cough+ Cold Night Time Purposes Acetaminophen 650 mg Pain reliever/fever reducer Diphenhydramine HCl 25 mg Antihistamine/cough suppressant Phenylephrine HCl 10 mg Nasal decongestant

Is using Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time safe or dangerous while breastfeeding?

Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time low risk for breastfeeding
Task to evaluate the effect of Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time is quite difficult as it consist mainly 5 ingredients. However we have analyzed all 5 active ingredients and have reached a conclusion that Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time poses low risk while breastfeeding. Below we have summarized our analysis of each 5 ingredients.

Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time Breastfeeding Analsys


Dextromethorphan hydrobromide while Breastfeeding

Safe

CAS Number: 125-71-3

Cough suppressant related with morphine and codeine which is lacking of analgesic or sedative properties. Commonly prescribed by pediatricians. On latest update relevant data on breastfeeding was not found. Because reported low toxicity and mild side effect it is considered to be safe while breastfeeding. Frequently associated to caffeine and other products that are usually compatible with breastfeeding. Avoid use of multiple drug and alcohol containing medication.

Guaifenesin while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 93-14-1

It is used as an expectorant, alone or in association with other products. Proofs on its effectiveness are sparse. In some instances, preparations of Guaifenesin may contain alcohol as excipient with a concentration as high as 5%. At latest update, relevant published data on excretion into breast milk were not found. Until more information on this medication is available, other option known to be safer would be recommended, mostly in the post-natal period or in cases of prematurity. If used while breastfeeding, a moderate use with the lowest dose as possible and avoiding those preparations with alcoholic excipient, should be preferred. Because effectiveness is poor and likelihood of side effects does exist, especially in multi-association, the US Agency for Drug Administration (FDA) is currently doing efforts for discontinuation of this and others at-the-counter products, that are formulated for cough relief (Guaifenesin, Dextromethorphan, Phenylephrine, Pseudoephedrine, Brompheniramine, etc.)

Acetaminophen while Breastfeeding

Safe

CAS Number: 103-90-2

Excreted in very low amount into breast milk. Infant intake may be lower than 4% of usual pediatric dose. The American Academy of Pediatrics rates it as compatible with Breastfeeding.

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 58-73-1

It is a first generation antihistamine drug (Ethanolamine) with a strong sedative effect. A high protein-binding capacity makes difficult an excretion into breast milk in significant amounts in accordance with old studies that had confirmed it. The absorption from ingested mother's milk to the infant's plasma is hampered by a low oral bioavailability. For both, the mother and the infant is safer the use of antihistamine medication with higher safety levels without sedative effect, especially when the child is a premature or younger than 1 month old. Neither a decrease of milk production nor alteration of Prolactin release have been shown with the use of this drug. When used while breastfeeding do it with the lower dose as possible and avoid a long-term use. Check up for feeding difficulty and somnolence in the infant. Bed-sharing with the infant is not recommended for parents who are on this medication.

Phenylephrine hydrochloride while Breastfeeding

Low Risk

CAS Number: 59-42-7

Used on topical decongestant solutions for nose drops at low concentration. 10% midriatic eye drops are available. Because low concentration is used on nose and ophtalmic drops a significant excretion into breast milk is unlikely. Low oral biodisponibility minimizes any risk of harmful effect in the infant. Authorized for nasal or ophtalmic use on children aged younger than 1 year. Although on latest update relevant data on breastfeeding was not found it is considered to be safe when minimal dose is used. Avoid excessive or long term use. A related drug Pseudoephedrine can inhibit milk production. It would be advisable to press on the lachrimal sac to minimize absorption.


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Dextromethorphan hydrobromide while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 125-71-3

Neither the excretion of dextromethorphan in milk nor its effect on breastfed infants have been studied. It is unlikely that with usual maternal doses amounts in breastmilk would harm the nursing infant, especially in infants over 2 months of age. It is best to avoid the use of products with a high alcohol content while nursing.

Guaifenesin while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 93-14-1

Neither the excretion of guaifenesin in milk nor its effect on breastfed infants have been studied. It is unlikely that with usual maternal doses amounts in breastmilk would harm the nursing infant, especially in infants over 2 months of age. It is best to avoid the use of products with a high alcohol content while nursing.

Acetaminophen while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 103-90-2

Acetaminophen is a good choice for analgesia, and fever reduction in nursing mothers. Amounts in milk are much less than doses usually given to infants. Adverse effects in breastfed infants appear to be rare.

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 58-73-1

Small, occasional doses of diphenhydramine would not be expected to cause any adverse effects in breastfed infants. Larger doses or more prolonged use may cause effects in the infant or decrease the milk supply, particularly in combination with a sympathomimetic such as pseudoephedrine or before lactation is well established. Single bedtime doses after the last feeding of the day may be adequate for many women and will minimize any effects of the drug. The nonsedating antihistamines are preferred alternatives.

Phenylephrine hydrochloride while Breastfeeding

CAS Number: 59-42-7

The oral bioavailability of phenylephrine is only about 40%,[1] so the drug is unlikely to reach the infant in large amounts. However, intravenous or oral administration of phenylephrine might decrease milk production. Because no information is available on the use of oral phenylephrine during breastfeeding, an alternate drug may be preferred, especially while nursing a newborn or preterm infant.Phenylephrine nasal spray or ophthalmic drops are less likely to decrease lactation. To substantially diminish the effect of the drug after using eye drops, place pressure over the tear duct by the corner of the eye for 1 minute or more, then remove the excess solution with an absorbent tissue.



What should I do if already breastfed my kid after using Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time?

During whole lactation period you shall first discuss with your doctor and then together you shall decide whether you shall take that drug or not however if you have already taken Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time then you shall inform your doctor, But you should not be worried too much as Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time comes in category of low risk drug.


My doctor has prescribed me Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time, what should I do?

Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time comes in category of low risk and if your doctor is aware that you are breastfeeding it should be ok to use without much concerns.


If I am using Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time, will my baby need extra monitoring?

Not much


Who can I talk to if I have questions about usage of Delsym Cough Plus Chest Congestion Dm And Delsym Cough Plus Cold Night Time in breastfeeding?

US
National Womens Health and Breastfeeding Helpline: 800-994-9662 (TDD 888-220-5446) 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday

UK
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 0300-100-0212 9.30am to 9.30pm, daily
Association of Breastfeeding Mothers: 0300-330-5453
La Leche League: 0345-120-2918
The Breastfeeding Network supporter line in Bengali and Sylheti: 0300-456-2421
National Childbirth Trust (NCT): 0300-330-0700

Australia
National Breastfeeding Helpline: 1800-686-268 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Canada
Telehealth Ontario for breastfeeding: 1-866-797-0000 24 hours a day, 7 days a week