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Can a pregnant woman take afrin (oxymetazoline)?

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Dr. Christopher Powers
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes, but . . .

Taken in the third trimester, there appears to be no problem. There are adverse events reported sporadically after high dose/prolonged use, especially in the first two trimesters.
My recommendation is use saline nasal spray. Works very well and all it is salt water.

In brief: Yes, but . . .

Taken in the third trimester, there appears to be no problem. There are adverse events reported sporadically after high dose/prolonged use, especially in the first two trimesters.
My recommendation is use saline nasal spray. Works very well and all it is salt water.
Dr. Christopher Powers
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