Antidepressants and Pregnancy

Antidepressants and Pregnancy

Women affected by depression and pregnant often find themselves pulled between concern for risks for the pregnancy vs their mental welfare. Antidepressants and pregnancy deliver a double-edge sword. Women medicated with SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) (such as Celexa, Lexapro and Prozac) may be more likely to have children who have higher risks of neonatal […]

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Can Antidepressants Cause Miscarriage?

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Antidepressants, Depression and Miscarriage Selective Serotonin Receptor Inhibitors (SSRIs) are the most common medications prescribed to treat depression. SSRIs including Prozac, Celexa, Paxil and Lexapro work by blocking the uptake of Serotonin in the brain causing a sense of well being or mood enhancement. The potential risks of taking these medications during pregnancy are largely […]

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