Antidepressant medication use and risk of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn.

PURPOSE To determine the prevalence of persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) among infants whose mothers were exposed to antidepressants in the third trimester of pregnancy compared to the prevalence among infants whose mothers were not exposed to antidepressants in the third trimester. METHODS A retrospective study was conducted using… CONTINUE READING