What category is Robitussin DM for pregnancy?
Because dextromethorphan and guaifenesin are over-the-counter drugs, they don’t have an official pregnancy category rating. Still, there are some considerations for you if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding and thinking of using a product that contains these active ingredients.
What’s the difference between Robitussin and Robitussin DM?
Breaks up mucus and relieves cough. Robitussin Dm (Guaifenesin / Dextromethorphan) is okay for loosening congestion in your chest and throat, but it could prevent you from coughing the mucus up. Robitussin (Guaifenesin) reduces the thickness and amount of mucus in your throat and chest.
What does DM stand for in Robitussin?
What can you not take with Robitussin?
Avoid taking isocarboxazid, methylene blue, moclobemide, phenelzine, procarbazine, rasagiline, safinamide, selegiline, or tranylcypromine during treatment with this medication. Most MAO inhibitors should also not be taken for two weeks before treatment with this medication.
Is Robitussin DM good for dry cough?
Robitussin DM provides symptomatic relief for congested chests and dry irritating cough with occasional phlegm. Robitussin DM contains Dextromethorphan , a cough suppressant that reduces the amount of annoying coughs for up to 6 to 8 hours on a single dose.
Which Robitussin is good for a dry cough?
Dextromethorphan Hbr (Hydrobromide) is a cough suppressant that is particularly effective in addressing a nagging dry cough.
Why is a dry cough worse at night?
Humidifiers add moisture to the air. You produce less saliva during sleep, which means your throat is drier than usual. When your throat is dry, it’s more sensitive to irritants in the air that can trigger an episode of coughing.
How should I sleep with a dry cough?
Elevate your head and neck. Sleeping flat on your back or on your side can cause mucus to accumulate in your throat, which can trigger a cough. To avoid this, stack a couple of pillows or use a wedge to lift your head and neck slightly. Avoid elevating your head too much, as this could lead to neck pain and discomfort.