Use of antihistamine drugs in early pregnancy and delivery outcome

  title={Use of antihistamine drugs in early pregnancy and delivery outcome},
  author={Bengt K{\"a}ll{\'e}n},
  journal={The Journal of Maternal-Fetal \& Neonatal Medicine},
  pages={146 - 152}
  • B. Källén
  • Published 1 January 2002
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Objective: To study the impact of antihistamine use in early pregnancy on delivery outcome. Methods: Using prospectively collected information on drug use in early pregnancy, delivery outcome was studied among 17 266 women with 17 776 deliveries and 18 197 infants. The analysis was performed according to the main reason for antihistamine use: nausea and vomiting in pregnancy and allergy. Results: In the nausea and vomiting in pregnancy group, we found a significant increase in twin births and a… 

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