Rhinitis affects at least 20% of pregnancies and can start during any gestational week. Pre-existing rhinitis may worsen, improve, or remain unchanged during pregnancy. Drug therapy of allergic rhinitis in pregnancy is indicated if symptoms are persistent despite allergen avoidance. This updated Q&A covers drug treatment choices suitable for use in pregnancy.
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