Acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine

Name: Acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, and pseudoephedrine

Acetaminophen / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine Pregnancy Warnings

Acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/pseudoephedrine has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Acetaminophen has not been formally assigned to pregnancy category by the FDA. It is routinely used for short-term pain relief and fever in all stages of pregnancy. Acetaminophen is believed to be safe in pregnancy when used intermittently for short durations. Dextromethorphan has been assigned to pregnancy category C by the FDA. A teratogenic effect has been demonstrated in chicken embryos. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Pseudoephedrine has not been formally assigned to a pregnancy category by the FDA. Animal studies have not been reported. There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. Based on available data, pseudoephedrine is not thought to be teratogenic. Acetaminophen/dextromethorphan/pseudoephedrine is only recommended for use during pregnancy when there are no alternatives and benefit outweighs risk.

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