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Is it necessary to stop taking antidepressants while pregnant?

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Dr. Eugene Louie-Ng
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It is important to adequately treat anxiety and depression in pregnancy. Depending on the severity of the mood disorder (and the type of antidepressant someone is taking) it is sometimes better to continue medications. Before stopping antidepressants, it is important to discuss this with your doctor.
Answered on Oct 25, 2017
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Dr. Mounir Belcadi
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I would add that you also need to discuss with your OB-Gyn and Psychiatrist all the options available to keep you and your baby safe and happy
Nov 8, 2011

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