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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

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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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 it safe using nasal decogestant during early pregnancy ?

Is it safe using nasal decogestant during early pregnancy ?

Nasal: The only pregnancy category b nasal spray that is safe during pregnancy is rhinocort aqua, and it needs a prescription. I do not recommend nasal decongestants for long term use in any case. ...Read more

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Is avil safe during pregnancy ?

Is avil safe during pregnancy ?

Do you mean ADVIL (ibuprofen)?: Generally, it isn't recommended 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 ÔÇťanimal 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 >. ...Read more

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Are cough drops safe during pregnancy?

Are cough drops safe during pregnancy?

Mgt: A major brand over the counter should be fine. The cause of your cough though can be assessed by your physician. ...Read more

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Woman can take hydrocortisone during pregnancy?

Woman can take hydrocortisone during pregnancy?

Cream?: If it is a cream applied in moderation on a limited area of the skin yes. ...Read more

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Does Ranitidine safe during pregnancy ?

Does Ranitidine safe during pregnancy ?

Yes: Yes, Pepcid or Zantac (ranitidine) have been rated as category B by the FDA - which is safe for use during pregnancy. Try to limit use to when you really need it though ... Hope that helps! ...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 Benadryl (diphenhydramine) nighttime safe to take during first trimester?

Is Benadryl (diphenhydramine) nighttime safe to take during first trimester?

Probably: One should try to avoid taking any medications during the first 20 weeks of pregnancy but Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is likely ok given its long safety profile. ...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 Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Is Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Yes: Vaginal yeast infestions are common, and are even more common in pregnancy. Monistat is one of the over-the-counter anitfungals currently available and yes it is safe to use during pregnancy. Gyne-lotrimin and vagistat (tioconazole) are also available and are safe as well. If these don't work (you may not have yeast), or if the infection returns soon after treatment see your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Is taking recola during pregnancy safe?

Is taking recola during pregnancy safe?

Lozenge: If you are referring to the throat lozenge ricola, then the answer is most definitely yes. ...Read more

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Are antidepressants safe during pregnancy?

Are antidepressants safe during pregnancy?

Usually: This is a risk-benefit decision must be made between yourself and your physician. The risk varies by antidepressant, but the majority of the data indicate many antidepressants are likely safe in pregnancy. A resource that puts this into context is: http://www.Womensmentalhealth.Org/specialty-clinics/psychiatric-disorders-during-pregnancy/. ...Read more

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How many Benadryl (diphenhydramine) a day is safe during pregnancy?

One or two: 25mg capsules should be ok, but confirm that this is ok with your obstetrician. ...Read more

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Is airborne safe during pregnancy?

Is airborne safe during pregnancy?

Wouldn't do it.: Airborne is a cocktail of vitamins and minerals which is supposed to boost the immune system when a common cold is suspected. It contains vitamin a, which in excess may cause birth defects. Also, there is no evidence that airborne is effective at all and you should not waste your money. ...Read more

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Is 3 day Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Is 3 day Monistat safe during pregnancy?

Monistat: During pregnancy it should only be used under the direction of s physician and only if needed and the benefits outweigh the risks. ...Read more

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Is sex safe during first trimester of pregnancy?

Usually yes!: In early pregnancy there should be no problem having sex. Later on, there are certain medical conditions later in pregnancy that may cause your doctor to recommend you avoid intercourse (placenta previa, preterm labor, etc) but for most pregnancies it is safe to have sex for all 9 months. ...Read more

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Would Benadryl (diphenhydramine) have any effect on the baby during early pregnancy?

Would Benadryl (diphenhydramine) have any effect on the baby during early pregnancy?

Unlikely: it is pregnancy category B drug, which means: animal studies failed to show any harm to fetuses, but no controlled human studies, usually it safe to use, but don't exceed recommended dosage, and use it for the least time needed, goodluck ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Cetirizine (Definition)

Ceftirizine is the generic name of an antihistamine previously marketed under the ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Zyrtec (Definition)

Zyrtec is a non-sedating antihistamine which is a kind of antihistamine type drug (common ...Read more