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20 weeks preg. No sleep x 6 nights, severe nasal congestion. Is sudafed (pseudophedrine) best OTC choice? Safe? Better than sudafed pe (phenylephrine)?
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Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
2 doctors agree
In brief: See bellow
For allergic disorders in pregnancy: category a • doxylamine category b • Benadryl (diphenhydramine)-3rd trimester, Chlor-Trimeton (chlorpheniramine), cyproheptadine, gastrocrom (cromolyn sodium), singulair (montelukast), xyzal (levocetirizine), zyrtec (cetirizine hcl).

In brief: See bellow
For allergic disorders in pregnancy: category a • doxylamine category b • Benadryl (diphenhydramine)-3rd trimester, Chlor-Trimeton (chlorpheniramine), cyproheptadine, gastrocrom (cromolyn sodium), singulair (montelukast), xyzal (levocetirizine), zyrtec (cetirizine hcl).
Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
Dr. Wojciech Skrzypiec
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Dr. JUDY WASHINGTON
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not safe.
It is not advised to take sudafed during pregnancy.
You can use a nasal antihistamine or just Normal Saline nose drops. You may want to see your doctor to diagnose the problem. You can take an antihistamine orally. Also, steroid nasal sprays.

In brief: Not safe.
It is not advised to take sudafed during pregnancy.
You can use a nasal antihistamine or just Normal Saline nose drops. You may want to see your doctor to diagnose the problem. You can take an antihistamine orally. Also, steroid nasal sprays.
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