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mucinex while breastfeeding?

Does anyone know if it's okay to take mucinex 1200 mg while breast feeding? I've been miserable and my husband seems to think it is....but he's never asked the pharmacist so I am wondering if any of you know for a fact that its okay...either you asked the pharmacist or doctor.


Asked by Anonymous at 1:59 AM on Jan. 5, 2009 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • my doctor told me no because anything that will dry up my 'mucus' would dry up my breast milk

    Answer by Anonymous at 4:54 AM on Jan. 5, 2009

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    Answer by heatherama at 2:06 AM on Jan. 5, 2009

  • Mucinex is fine. I've heard of decongestants such as pseudoephedrine having potential to dry up you milk, but not Mucinex, which is generally for cough. It's like Robitussin in a pill form.

    Answer by Krysta622 at 7:57 AM on Jan. 5, 2009