A 41-year-old member asked:
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can pregnant women take celexa (citalopram)?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Celexa (citalopram): Only under close supervision by the prescribing doctor & the Ob/Gyn. , and if benefits outweigh risks & the patient likely to deteriorate if without medication.
Answered on Oct 6, 2017
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
SSRI's in pregnancy: Agree with earlier response. The team (which includes the woman, the obstetrician and the psychiatrist/ prescribing provider need to determine if this is the best course of action. Risk must be outweighed by benefit.
Answered on May 16, 2020

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