Citalopram in pregnancy and lactation.

  title={Citalopram in pregnancy and lactation.},
  author={Tuija Maarit Heikkinen and Ulla Ekblad and Pentti O. Kero and Satu Ekblad and Kari Laine},
  journal={Clinical pharmacology and therapeutics},
  volume={72 2},
BACKGROUND Although citalopram has gained wide acceptance in the treatment of depression and anxiety disorders, its use during pregnancy and lactation has been poorly characterized. The aim of this study was to examine the efficacy and safety of citalopram in relation to concentrations of citalopram and its metabolites during pregnancy and lactation. METHODS Eleven mothers taking citalopram and their infants were enrolled in the study, and a control group of 10 women who were not taking… CONTINUE READING

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