Lexi-Comp is a respected source of information about drugs. The following is their statement on Claritin. However, I suggest that you not make your decision based on this information. I suggest that you seek the opinion of your doctor, before deciding.
Maternal use of loratadine has not been associated with an increased risk of major malformations. The use of antihistamines for the treatment of rhinitis during pregnancy is generally considered to be safe at recommended doses. Although safety data is limited, loratadine may be the preferred second generation antihistamine for the treatment of rhinitis or urticaria during pregnancy.
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