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A 39-year-old female asked:

I have asthma & severe allergies, currently taking zyrtec, singulair (montelukast) and albuterol as needed. we are trying to conceive & i know antihistamines dry up mucus, what can i do to help my mucus in uterus?

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Dr. Srinivas Mummadi
Pulmonology 20 years experience
No relation : Antihistamines should nott influence the mucus secretions in uterus. Uterine secretions are under the influence of Progesterone and estrogen.
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Dr. John Weeks
Family Medicine 47 years experience
Complicated: Antihistamines can all interfere with ovulation by blocking the action of histamine, a chemical that also plays a role in releasing an egg from the ovary and implanting it in the womb. These drugs are effective at relieving the symptoms of an allergic reaction, but they may also halt conception. If you’re trying to get pregnant, it’s best to avoid antihistamines from mid-cycle until your period.
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Last updated Oct 24, 2017


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