Is carbinoxamine/pseudoephedrine safe during pregnancy?

This medication is not available in the United States; however, it may be available elsewhere. The risks and benefits of using carbinoxamine/pseudoephedrine during pregnancy remain uncertain. The FDA has assigned this drug to its pregnancy Category C, which means that some studies of laboratory animals have suggested an adverse effect on a developing fetus, but no rigorous studies of humans have been done. In some cases, the benefits of carbinoxamine/pseudoephedrine may outweigh the potential risks, but this decision is best made with your doctor's guidance.

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