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Can pregnant women take Celexa (citalopram)?

Can pregnant women take Celexa (citalopram)?

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. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Could taking celexa (citalopram) interfere with my ability to get pregnant?

Could taking celexa (citalopram) interfere with my ability to get pregnant?

No: But if u want to get pregnant , u need to tell u pcp what u taking and listen to what he tells u . Because all medication can have side effect. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Prozac (fluoxetine)?

Can pregnant women take Prozac (fluoxetine)?

Prozac (fluoxetine): It is category C pregnancy drug, hence benefits have to outweigh risks, & the patient is closely monitored throughout pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can taking celexa (citalopram) interfere with the ability to get pregnant?

No: Simply stated, Celexa (citalopram) is an ssri, which, as an anti-depressant, helps to replenish serotonin in the brain. It does not interfere with conception. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Paxil (paroxetine)?

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Can pregnant women take Paxil (paroxetine)?

Paxil (paroxetine): Being Category D pregnancy drug, it is not recommended. ...Read more

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Can Zoloft (sertraline) impact your menstrual cycle? 5 days late, pregnancy impossible.

Can Zoloft (sertraline) impact your menstrual cycle? 5 days late, pregnancy impossible.

Impossible: Zoloft (sertraline) should not have any effect on your hormonal functioning and therefore should not be able to delay your period. However, it is not impossible for stresses in your life, including depression, to have an effect on the timing of your periods. Make sure that you continue to maintain a healthy mindset and lifestyle. ...Read more

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Can you take Zoloft (sertraline) while pregnant ?

Can you take Zoloft (sertraline) while pregnant ?

Highly debated : This is a great question and one that is being highly debated in medicine right now. It's best to discuss what the continued benefits and potential risks are with your doctor. In my personal opinion, this is a personal decision and really depends your current symptoms and the reason behind the necessity for ongoing psychopharmacological interventions. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Does taking welbutrin affect being able to concieve?

Does taking welbutrin affect being able to concieve?

No: Wellbutrin is not known to affect ability to conceive. But if you're planning to become pregnant while on wellbutrin, it would be helpful to discuss the potential risks and benefits with your physician beforehand. http://www.womensmentalhealth.org/posts/use-of-wellbutrin-bupropion-during-pregnancy/ and http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/16897811?Dopt=abstractplus. ...Read more

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Does a women taking celexa (citalopram) hinder her chances of getting pregnant?

No: There is no evidence that antidepressants reduce fertility.However caution should be exercised in using any medications during conception because of potential adverse effects on the fetus. ...Read more

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Thinking of trying to get pregnant. I take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression. What are the effects of taking Prozac (fluoxetine) while pregnant on my unborn baby?

Thinking of trying to get pregnant. I take Prozac (fluoxetine) for depression. What are the effects of taking Prozac (fluoxetine) while pregnant on my unborn baby?

Prozac (fluoxetine) ; pregnancy: Prozac (fluoxetine) has been studied extensively in pregnancy. While it's not been shown to cause fetal malformations, it may be associated with neonatal distress at birth (25% risk) and also with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn. http://tinyurl.com/l57wsxn I have been a liaison psychiatrist on OB services, and suggest caution with these medications. Please discuss w/your OB ; psychiatrist. ...Read more

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30 weeks pregnant will taking klonopin (clonazepam) effect my unborn baby?

30 weeks pregnant will taking klonopin (clonazepam) effect my unborn baby?

Always a risk: I try to get my pregnant patients to stop taking any meds if possible [there are exceptions]. The first 3 months are the most crucial. Is talk therapy available? If Klonopin (clonazepam) is absolutely necessary then use the lowest possible dose. Check with your obgyn doctor. ...Read more

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Is 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) safe during pregnancy? Not pregnant yet, but maybe in the future. ITP, hypothyroidism, anxiety. On 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg prozac (fluoxetine)

Is 20mg prozac (fluoxetine) safe during pregnancy? Not pregnant yet, but maybe in the future. ITP, hypothyroidism, anxiety. On 50mcg levothyroxine and 20mg prozac (fluoxetine)

Category C: Risk can't be ruled out but pretty low-- it's been around longer than all the other Ssris & no major problems noted--most ons in our area okay it the pts I've followed were ok through their pregnancies ...Read more

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Can i take celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Can i take celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Therapy, poss. meds: It's generally best to avoid all meds when pregnant. So psychotherapy is the 1st choice for depression or anxiety. But it's better to take antidepressants, usually ssris like celexa, (citalopram) than to stay clinically depressed while pregnant. Depression itself can harm your unborn baby, so the risks must be weighed. Talk to your doctor. See: http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/antidepressants/dn00007. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Cymbalta (duloxetine)?

Can pregnant women take Cymbalta (duloxetine)?

It Depends: This is something you will want to discuss with your doctor. Any medication exposure during pregnancy can increase the risk of adverse events. However depression itself in a mother can create risks for an unborn child. You will need to consider the risk of taking medication vs the risk of having untreated depression to decide what to do. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Wellbutrin (bupropion)?

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Can pregnant women take Wellbutrin (bupropion)?

Wellbutrin (bupropion): Being category C pregnancy drug, it can be used if benefits outweigh risks, & close monitoring done during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg daily affect sperm?

Can Lexapro (escitalopram) 5mg daily  affect sperm?

No: Decreased sexual desire and ejaculation disorder, but it is not effect the sperms directly. ...Read more

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I was prescribed 50mg Zoloft (sertraline) and I'm actively trying to conceive. Is it safe to take while trying to conceive?

I was prescribed 50mg Zoloft (sertraline) and I'm actively trying to conceive. Is it safe to take while trying to conceive?

It's safe, but...: Sertraline, like the other SSRI's are classified by the DEAE as safe antidepressants during pregnancy, meaning that the risk for prematurity, low birth weight, or birth defects are minimum . However, it doesn't mean nonexistent. Benefits and risks should always be considered. 50mg is a very low dose for Sertraline, talk to your Dr about real benefits. Safer to stop now or once you test positive. ...Read more

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Overdosed on celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

Overdosed on celexa (citalopram) while pregnant?

A suicide attempt?: Are we talking about intentional od? If so, i'm assuming you're talking to therapist or psychiatrist about it. A single blast of Celexa (citalopram) on a developing fetus is probably not anything to worry about in terms of fetal abnormalities. ...Read more

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Can taking Zoloft (sertraline) 50 MG and ativan 1 MG decrease your ability to b dishonest?

Can taking Zoloft (sertraline) 50 MG and ativan 1 MG decrease your ability to b dishonest?

No: BTW, do you mean ability or tendency? If you're wanting to break the habit, you need to build trust that you'd be safe telling the truth or have security. It's hard to give up a useful skill, but like any habit - motivation to turn over a new leaf is the basis. Reward yourself for each honest thing you do. A therapist can help. Meds alone won't. So, if you fear they will, don't worry. What goal? ...Read more

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Can you take Abilify (aripiprazole) while being pregnant?

Can you take Abilify (aripiprazole) while being pregnant?

Abilify (aripiprazole) and pregnanc: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20081112144302aanjpbz. I would advise against it.

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Citalopram (Definition)

Citalopram is a ssri medication used to treat anxiety and depression disorders, it's also used to treat ptsd and ocd. It takes 4 to 6 weeks to be fully effective. Side effects; sedation, minor temporary stomach issues, delayed orgasm in males and rarely weight gain. It is ...Read more


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Celexa (Definition)

Celexa is a serotonin reuptake blocker which is a kind of ...Read more