A 33-year-old female asked:
i take a much needed daily zyrtec (cetirizine) for allergies. is it safe to continue to take it if i try to or do get pregnant?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Juan Richiusa answered
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is class b. It means that it has been proven through research that is does not cause any fetal harm.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
Dr. Andrew Murphy answered
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cat B: Zyrtec (cetirizine) is a category b medicine for pregnancy. Which means that, in animal studies, there is no evidence or very little evidence of problems with use in pregnancy.
Answered on Aug 7, 2012
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