Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 8th, 2004
In a nationwide study, mothers who took Claritin were no more likely than other women to have boys with hypospadias, a defect in which the urethra opening is along the shaft of the penis, instead of at the tip.
The study contradicts Swedish research in 2002 that said Claritin use doubled the risk of having a boy with the defect.
"We do feel pretty confident there is no association between...
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