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Suggest treatment for cold during pregnancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 02-Jun-2014
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Doctor:Hi,
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User:Hello Doctor, My wife is 3 and half months pregnant. She is currently taking pholic acid supplements.
User:she got cold and we would like to know if she can take ctrizine tablet?
Doctor:Cetrizine is an ok drug during pregnancy. In the sense there are no proven risks associated with pregnancy.
Doctor:However
Doctor:I would recommend that she try normal home remedies first.
Doctor:Steam inhalation and warm ginger tea
Doctor:are helpful in such cases.
Doctor:If the symptoms are severe, she can take the cetrizine along with saline nasal sprays
Doctor:after discussing with her obstetrician.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:ok doctor. I got it.
User:Thank you very much for you advise and time.
Doctor:Thanks for visiting me here. Bye for now.
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