(The flu shot has been deemed safe for pregnant women according to the CDC), frequent hand-washing, a healthy diet and as much rest as you can manage are all smart ideas.
Loratidine (Claritin, Alavert) and desloratadine (Clarinex) can cause drowsiness when taken at doses exceeding the recommended dose. Second-generation antihistamines in pill form include: Second-generation antihistamines in nasal form are as good as or better than the oral forms for treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis.
However, they can cause drowsiness, and are not as effective for allergic rhinitis as nasal corticosteroids.
It is also available in combination with pseudoephedrine, a decongestant, known as loratadine/pseudoephedrine. For allergic rhinitis (hay fever), loratadine is effective for both nasal and eye symptoms: sneezing, runny nose, itchy or burning eyes.
Similarly to cetirizine, loratadine attenuates the itching associated with Kimura's disease.
Pregnancy lowers your immune system’s effectiveness (a little trick your body plays so it won’t reject the foreign body that is your fetus!
), so you may be more prone to suffering the slings and arrows of stuffy noses, coughs and colds.
In Part 3 of our 7-part Drugs in Pregnancy series, we pick up a tissue in sympathy with the many women who suffer more-frequent colds and coughs over the 9 months of pregnancy.
If you’re pregnant and suffering through your umpteenth respiratory event, you’re not alone.
Received Date: January 11, 2015; Accepted Date: February 09, 2015; Published Date: February 11, 2015 Citation: Thomas B, Rouf PVA, Al-Hail M, Al-Saad D, Tharannum A, et al.
(2015) Medication used in Nausea and Vomiting of Pregnancy - A Review of Safety and Efficacy. doi: 10.4172/2161-0932.1000270 Copyright: © 2015 Thomas B, et al.
He defined HG based on the symptoms, vomiting exceeding three times a day with significant ketonurea or weight loss more than or equal to 5% of pre pregnancy weight, electrolytic imbalance or fluid depletion, and onset occurs at 4 to 8 weeks of pregnancy till 14 to 16 weeks.