This is a Premium feature To use this feature subscribe to Mumsnet Premium - get first access to new features see fewer ads , and support Mumsnet. Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant used in OTC medications such as Robitussin to reduce coughing. ), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. ).Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Dextromethorphan is a common ingredient in over-the-counter cough medicines (Robitussin DM, DayQuil Cough, Delsym) as well as prescription medications 1. plain cough syrup dextromethorphan (Robitussin) and dextromethorphan-guaifenesin (Robitussin DM) cough syrups Avoid all-in-one medications … If you’re wondering what medicines are safe during pregnancy, you’re not alone. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc. Safe medicine to take when pregnant: Heartburn, gas and bloating, upset stomach: Antacids for heartburn (Maalox, Mylanta, Rolaids, Tums) Simethicone for gas pains (Gas-X, Maalox Anti-Gas, Mylanta Gas, Mylicon) Cough or cold: Guaifenesin, an expectorant (Hytuss, Mucinex, Naldecon Senior EX, Robitussin) ).Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. The calming formula is non-drowsy and easy to administer for a quick and simple solution to common cold symptoms. The maximum dose for pregnant women is 120 mg in 24 hours. Before using Buttercup Bronchostop Cough Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. Pregnancy and breast-feeding: It's LIKELY UNSAFE to use fresh buttercup, especially if you are pregnant. Get updates on how your baby develops, your body changes, and what you can expect during each week of your pregnancy by signing up to the Mumsnet Pregnancy Newsletters. ), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc. Buttercup Original Cough Syrup is a traditional herbal remedy for symptoms of colds, sore throats and a variety of cough symptoms. 1 decade ago can i use buttercup cough syrup when 20 wks preg? Dextromethorphan is a cough suppressant 7. Too much buttercup syrup might affect your mucus plug! i cant find anything about this on the net and cant ring and ask my dr on a weekend. When I mentioned it to the pharmacist, he gave me a telling-off so I guess he wouldn't recommend it. A study published in February 2001 in "Chest" reported that among 184 women who took dextromethorphan during their pregnancy, there was no increased risk of birth defects among their babies 7. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc. Cough. So i'm assuming that it wouldhave the same effect on your mucus plug ** Cough suppressants can come in immediate-release and extended-release preparations. Before using Buttercup Original Cough Syrup, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. Buttercup might cause the uterus to contract, and that could cause a miscarriage. Check with a pharmacist - in the meantime, honey is supposed to help, although I find chocolate better for coating the throat and helping a tickly cough. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc. Before I knew I was pregnant with dc1, I took a dose of Buttercup syrup for a cough. I forgot what the ingredient is but during ttc,cough syrup (buttercup included) was recommended to help loosen up cervical mucus to help sperm swim better. It’s important to talk to your doctor and be cautious, as some treatments may cause harm to …