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Antidepressants cause amenorrhea

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
Good question: We don't know exactly how antidepressants cause amenorrhea but sometimes it can be due to high prolactin elevation which some antidepressant agents ca... Read More
Dr. John Moranville
Psychiatry 37 years experience
Depends: All antidepressants have hormonal effects, but would need to know specific antidepressant to give you any additional details.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Antidepressants: Please make an appointment to see a Psychologist. That will be extremely helpful for you!
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Glover
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Irregular period: There are several reasons to have irregular periods. Mostly due to an imbalance of hormones in your body. When a girl starts her period, the cycle hor... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Low estrogen: Low estrogen will not cause dizziness, and the oral contraceptive is an Rx that is also very low estrogen and will inhibit natural estrogen production... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Gromko
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Post-pil amenorrhea?: This means having no periods for a while - like months to over a year - after stopping bc pills. Women who had irregular periods before starting the p... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Reassurance: This is treatable condition.!!! Just need to know reason for this. Please, be calm. Treatment will help. You will be ok. Follow with your doctor.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
No: Take Folic Acid will not cause periods to stop.
A female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
Endocrinology 42 years experience
It can: Stopping oral contraceptives can cause amenorrhea in some women. It's usually of a short duration in most women, but can be persistent and even perma... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Both can: better review that with your doctor, check your gynecologist as well to rule out polycystic ovaries, good question and observation, best wishes
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cayce Jehaimi
Pediatric Endocrinology 22 years experience
Pregnancy first !!: Must rule out pregnancy first ! if no menses prior (called primary amenorrhea) abve age 15yrs, then anatomical causes also must be considered (lack of... Read More
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