Table 5Monotherapy and combination treatment comparisons reviewed for pregnant women: Key Question 3

nS-AH, OralaS-AH, OralbINCScD, NasalC, NasaldLRA, OraleAC, NasalfNS
nS-AH, orala
S-AH, oralb
INCSc
D, nasal
C, nasald
LRA orale
AC, nasalf
NS
nS-AH, orala + NS
S-AH, oralb + NS

The top portion of this table is a grid of monotherapy treatment comparisons included in this review (✓). The last three rows of the table indicate combination treatment comparisons included in this review (✓).

AC = anticholinergic; nS-AH = nonselective antihistamine; S-AH = selective antihistamine; C = cromolyn; INCS = intranasal corticosteroid; LRA = leukotriene receptor antagonist; NS = nasal saline; D = sympathomimetic decongestant.

a

Chlorpheniramine, clemastine, cyproheptadine, dexchlorpheniramine, and diphenhydramine are Pregnancy Category B.

b

Cetirizine, loratadine, and levocetirizine are Pregnancy Category B.

c

Budesonide is Pregnancy Category B.

d

Cromolyn is Pregnancy Category B.

e

Montelukast is Pregnancy Category B.

f

Ipratropium is Pregnancy Category B.

From: Methods

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