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Is fluticasone propionate nasal spray safe during pregnancy? I am 31 weeks pregnant.

Is fluticasone propionate nasal spray safe during pregnancy? I am 31 weeks pregnant.

Not approved: The only pregnancy category b nasal spray is Rhinocort Aqua and is the safest to use during pregnancy. If you have used fluticasone while pregnant it is not a major issues as the systemic absorption of the medication is minimal. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Is nasal spray safe during pregnancy?

Is nasal spray safe during pregnancy?

Which one?: Most types, either decongestant, antihistaminic or steroids are category C, except budesonide steroid nasal spray is category B and saline nasal wash is safe ...Read more

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Is zyrtec (cetirizine) safe during pregnancy?

Is zyrtec (cetirizine) safe during pregnancy?

Yes: It is a category b medication, indicating that it is safe in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is neti pot safe while pregnant?

Is neti pot safe while pregnant?

It should be safe: Check with your OB or ENT doctor if you have any known sinus problems. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take astelin (azelastine) pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take astelin (azelastine) pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: It is a pregnancy category b drug, meaning generally considered safe in pregnancy. However, it is listed as possibly unsafe for lactation. ...Read more

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Pregnant women ok using beclomethasone dipropionate?

Pregnant women ok using beclomethasone dipropionate?

Seek alternative: Beclamethasone is category c during pregnancy, and should be avoided if there are good alternatives. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use nasal spray decongestant while pregnant?

Is it safe to use nasal spray decongestant while pregnant?

Yes: The decongestant in nasal sprays for colds or allergies can be used for short duration, usually not more than 3 days. Otherwise you can experience a rebound in nasal congestion. Don't use if you have high blood pressure. Also try saline nasal spray. ...Read more

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Is nauzene safe for pregnant woman?

Is nauzene safe for pregnant woman?

Yes: Nausene is citric acid and sugar which is similar to hard candy like jolly rancher. It does have some artificial sweetener also which could be problematic if overdone. It is rated Cat C meaning that it has not been tested and found to be safe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use nasal spray while pregnant?

Is it safe to use nasal spray while pregnant?

Yes with caution: No evidence of significant risk to baby if used as directed. Nasal spray decongestants are very habit forming. A phenomenon called the rebound effect causes the blood vessels that shrink with use to rebound larger with more congestion and they do it in shorter and shorter time periods. If you must use it use it only 1 or 2 times a day and never for more than 3 days in a row. ...Read more

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Is sex while pregnant safe?

Is sex while pregnant safe?

As long as you do: Not have any problems but u need to ask your OB as your OB knows your situation. ...Read more

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Is toradol safe when pregnant?

Is toradol safe when pregnant?

Not recommended : From the: http://www.Drugs.Com/toradol.Html fda pregnancy category c. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. Taking toradol during labor can increase the risk of bleeding during childbirth. Do not take this medication during pregnancy unless your doctor has told you to. ...Read more

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Fumgal cream is safe for pregnant?

Fumgal cream is safe for pregnant?

Anti-fungal creams: Anti-fungal creams on the skin are totally safe during pregnancy. There are some anti-yeast creams that come in form of vaginal suppositories. Those you should ask your OB about before use in pregnancy. But go ahead and treat your athlete's foot or ringworm! ...Read more

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Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) gel safe during pregnancy?

Is Robitussin (guaifenesin) gel safe during pregnancy?

Probably: Probably. Read below. http://www.obgynvirginia.com/obgyn_Services/obstetrical/safe-medications-pregnancy.php

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Is it safe to take nasacort (triamcinolone) aq while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is it safe to take nasacort (triamcinolone) aq while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Likely safe: This nasal preparation is minimally absorbed into the blood & levels are rarely detectable. Its use in pregnancy and breast feeding has not been studied extensively but it is considered likely safe (category c) in pregnancy as well as with breastfeeding (l3) see:hale t;medications and mothers milk;16ed, 2012, p1101. ...Read more

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Is Claritin (loratadine) d 24 safe during pregnancy? I am 31 weeks pregnant

Is Claritin (loratadine) d 24 safe during pregnancy? I am 31 weeks pregnant

Claritin (loratadine): Claritin (loratadine) by itself is a class b, which means it is safe during pregnancy. I would try to stay away from the sudafed component. ...Read more

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Is avil 25 safe during pregnancy?

Is avil 25 safe during pregnancy?

Avil (Pheniramine) : Is an antihistamine which has anticholinergic effects that is used for allergic conditions. Avil is pregnancy category c. Drugs.Com defines fda category c as “animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus ; there are no adequate ; well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.”. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use roach spray while pregnant?

Is it safe to use roach spray while pregnant?

Yes: Common sense should prevail here. Inhalation precautions (e.g. Use minimal amounts of the product, spray in well ventilated areas, use a face mask if one is available, try to avoid any direct inhalation of the product, etc....) should be taken. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take astelin (azelastine) pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: It is a pregnancy category b drug, meaning generally considered safe in pregnancy. However, it is listed as possibly unsafe for lactation. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: astelin (azelastine)?

Please describe the medication: astelin (azelastine)?

Nasal Allergy Spray: Astelin(azelastine nasal) is indicated for treatment of seasonal allergies (allergic rhinitis) as a nasal spray, twice/day. It helps with treatment of post nasal drip. It is non-habit forming and approved for long term use. It is in most insurance plan's formulary and i commonly use it for treatment of allergies, congestion and cough. ...Read more

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What are azelastine and fluticasone?

What are azelastine and fluticasone?

Nasal sprays: Azelastine- a nasal antihistamine spray. This is like claritin/fexofenadine and should not make one sleepy fluticasone- a nasal steroid spray. This is usually intended to decrease the symptoms of nasal allergies. While the main indications for both relate to nasal congestion related to allergies, sometimes docs give them for things like ear dysfunction. ...Read more

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Will azelastine flush out my sinuses?

Will azelastine flush out my sinuses?

Nasal antihistamine: No, that medication is not meant to flush out of the sinuses. It is used to treat allergies and is sprayed onto the nasal mucosa which limits running nose, sneezing, and congestion. If you want to flush out your nose and sinuses, use nasal saline, Neto Pot or a commercial rinse kit. ...Read more

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Which is stronger: astelin (azelastine) or patanase?

Which is stronger: astelin (azelastine) or patanase?

Have to try : Both are antihistamine nasal sprays, and both are effective. However, many people find that one works better than the other for them. The only way to tell which works best for you is to try each one for a month and compare. ...Read more

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Can you take nasonex (mometasone) and azelastine safely?

Yes: Nasonex (mometasone) is a topical nasal steroid and azelastine is an antihistamine and as a matter of fact, there is now a topical nasal spray that possesses both of these types of medications in a single nasal spray. It is therefore safe to take these together particularly if you have allergic rhinitis. ...Read more

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What are some of astelin's side effects and should I use it even though I just got a cold?

What are some of astelin's side effects and should I use it even though I just got a cold?

Depends on what…: …symptoms you're treating. Astelin is an antihistamine used for seasonal allergic rhinitis & for vasomotor rhinitis. Side effects may include drowsiness, nasal irritation, sneezing, headache, nausea, fatigue, nosebleed, & more. Oral non-sedating antihistamines may control your symptoms just as well. ...Read more

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What are the differences between patanase and astelin (azelastine)? Is one considered more effective than another?

What are the differences between patanase and astelin (azelastine)?  Is one considered more effective than another?

Similar: They are similar medications, both being nasal antihistamine sprays. Both are used twice daily, so there really is no advantage of one over the other. A lot of times, it just depends on the individual which one works better. My advice if you haven't tried either one: pick whichever one is cheaper and try it first! ...Read more

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Is azelastine addictive?

Is azelastine addictive?

Azalastine: Its a nasal spray One can and, not only to this nasal spray but other sprays as well want to have every night ...Read more

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Can I take loratadine before taking azelastine and flonase?

Can I take loratadine before taking azelastine and flonase?

Unnecessary.: Azelastine is an antihistamine, just like Loratidine. So I don't think you'd need the both. The two nasal sprays should be sufficient to control your symptoms. ...Read more

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Can Azelastine drops cause eyes to dilate? I have had problems with this before with different drops and just want to make sure before I try these...

Can Azelastine drops cause eyes to dilate? I have had problems with this before with different drops and just want to make sure before I try these...

Possible sideeffects: Azelastine may cause many side effects including eye burning or stinging, bitter taste, headaches, bitter taste, blurred vision, eye pain, excessive tiredness, sore throat and difficulty breathing. Other side effects are also possible. If you have any persistent and serious side effects you should call a doctor or go to a clinic immediately when using these drops. ...Read more

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Has anyone used astelin nasal spray?

Has anyone used astelin nasal spray?

Yes: I prescribe it to my patients quite often. I recommend it for patients that have allergic rhinitis and/or nasal congestion - often in conjunction with a nasal steroid spray. Together, they can work quite well for nasal symptoms of rhinitis. ...Read more

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Chronic rhinitis for 2 years. Tried everything. Worst symptom = thick mucus PND. Would Azelastine spray be worth a go? How long to test it for?

Chronic rhinitis for 2 years. Tried everything. Worst symptom = thick mucus PND. Would Azelastine spray be worth a go? How long to test it for?

Certainly: It is worth trying and you may also consider adding a nasal steroid to it at the same time as well. It should start working in 15 minutes but may take several days to provide optimal results. Do note that reflux can at times lead to a sensation of PND. ...Read more

Dr. Suzanne Galli
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