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I'm 12 weeks pregnant and Claritin (loratadine) is not touching me. history of premature membrane rupture at 27 weeks, what allergy meds can I take?
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Several options
For pregnant patients with allergic rhinitis there are several options that start with the most benign to those that are cat b in pregnancy ( which means as best as we can tell the med is safe).
Nasal saline then otc Nasalcrom and then nasal steroids ( only those that are cat b in pregnancy).

In brief: Several options
For pregnant patients with allergic rhinitis there are several options that start with the most benign to those that are cat b in pregnancy ( which means as best as we can tell the med is safe).
Nasal saline then otc Nasalcrom and then nasal steroids ( only those that are cat b in pregnancy).
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine
In brief: Ask
Always best to ask, but usually Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is allowed by OB doctors.
There are also prescription nasal sprays that are available.

In brief: Ask
Always best to ask, but usually Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is allowed by OB doctors.
There are also prescription nasal sprays that are available.
Dr. Paige Gutheil
Dr. Paige Gutheil
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