Use of contemporary antidepressants during breastfeeding: a proposal for a specific safety index.

@article{Gentile2007UseOC,
  title={Use of contemporary antidepressants during breastfeeding: a proposal for a specific safety index.},
  author={Salvatore Gentile},
  journal={Drug safety},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={
          107-21
        }
}
Despite the well known severe repercussions of maternal depression on infants' well being, women are often reluctant to seek pharmacological treatment for postnatal depression. The fear of adverse events for the suckling infant plays an important role in such maternal considerations. However, the pharmacological approach to mood disorders at postpartum onset often represents one of the most realistic options in a number of clinical conditions. Therefore, the necessity exists to establish the… CONTINUE READING

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