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Posted by on Jan. 27, 2009 at 3:32 PM
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Robitussin and it’s Effect on Cervical Mucus

Robitussin works on the cervical mucus and increases your chances of getting pregnant

Robitussin is a popular brand of cough syrup and it might be surprising to consider its relation with fertility. But the fact is that this expectorant is used to loosen and thin mucus of a different kind too, called cervical mucus, in women. Robitussin is only a specific brand and any expectorant that contains guaifenesin as the only active ingredient can be used in its place. Generic versions are most likely available as well. Be sure to carefully inspect the ingredients list to make sure the ONLY active ingredient as guaifenesin. Any other ingredients can diminish the effect you are looking for.

What is the recommended dose of Robitussin?

The recommended dose for improving cervical mucus is two teaspoons (200 mg) taken orally three times per day. Recommended dosage is two teaspoons (200 mg) taken orally three times per day. If mucus still appears thick, you can take as the maximum dosage as listed on the label of the cough medicine.. Water intake should be increased to encourage cervical mucus production and a full glass should take with each dose of guaifenesin.
If you re taking Clomid (clomiphene citrate, Serophene) as an ovulation inductor, it may help to know that it can cause hostile mucus in 30 percent or more of women using it. Higher doses of Clomid tend to be more associated with less cervical fluid and a thinner uterine lining, than the 50 mg dose and Robitussin can help to reverse this.

What cycle days should I take Robitussin?

Most doctors suggest taking Robitussin five days before and including the day of ovulation for a total of 6 days during your cycle.This helps provide the optimal environment to help the sperm survive and get to where they need to go.If you take Clomid, waiting until the day after the last Clomid pill is taken before starting Robitussin is suggested.

Is Robitussin available in pill form?

Guaifenesin is also available in pill format, but this format usually requires a Doctor’s prescription. The actual cost of the pill format can be less expensive than the OTC liquid format but when you figure in the cost of the doctor’s visit, there may not me much of a savings.
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missrugby
by New Member on Jan. 27, 2009 at 5:20 PM

I just have to add that I used this method when I was TTC.  I also used something called Pre-Seed.  It has some very positive feedback.  I ended up having to do IUI to become pregnant with my TAC, but it was due to male infertility.  I used the Pre-Seed and Robitussin, and the IUI worked the first time even though the doctors told me it would more than likely take at least three tries to work.  When you are TTC with no luck it can't hurt to try everything!

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nanalv
by Group Owner on Jan. 27, 2009 at 6:48 PM

That's great to know!!!  I just bought Musinex  because it have 1200mg of the guaifenesin, let see if that work...  Let's cross the finger that it will help with the Clomid....

I'll keep you posted!!!

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