The safety of antidepressant drugs during pregnancy

  title={The safety of antidepressant drugs during pregnancy},
  author={B. K{\"a}ll{\'e}n},
  journal={Expert Opinion on Drug Safety},
  pages={357 - 370}
  • B. Källén
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine
  • Expert Opinion on Drug Safety
  • This article discusses known or suspected effects of maternal use of antidepressants during pregnancy on pregnancy outcome. It is unlikely that any marked teratogenic effect occurs with the possible exception of an increased risk for cardiovascular defects after maternal use of clomipramine or paroxetine. An increased risk for preterm birth is seen. Transient neonatal symptoms are common after the use of antidepressants in late pregnancy. Few firm data are available on the possible impact on… CONTINUE READING
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