Birth outcomes in pregnant women taking fluoxetine.

  title={Birth outcomes in pregnant women taking fluoxetine.},
  author={Christina D. Chambers and Kathleen A Johnson and Lyn M Dick and Robert J Felix and Kenneth Lyons Jones},
  journal={The Journal of family practice},
  volume={44 1},
BACKGROUND Although fluoxetine is the most frequently prescribed antidepressant drug in the United States, its safety in pregnant women has not been established. METHODS From 1989 through 1995, we prospectively identified 228 pregnant women taking fluoxetine. We compared the outcomes of their pregnancies with those of 254 women identified in a similar manner who were not taking fluoxetine. RESULTS The rate of spontaneous pregnancy loss did not differ significantly between the women treated… CONTINUE READING
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