Antihistamines for nausea may lead to adverse pregnancy outcomes

06/11/2013

In a study of 254 women suffering from hyperemesis gravidarum, adverse pregnancy outcomes including premature births and low birth weight babies were associated with antihistamine use, according to a six-year study in the European Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Reproductive Biology. Researchers noted that such medications were effective in less than 20% of the users.

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