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Zoloft During Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
Zoloft & breastfeed: Research studies show that zoloft is relatively safe to use while breastfeeding. Even though some may reach breast milk, it was nearly undetectable in the babies. See more here: http://www.Womensmentalhealth.Org/specialty-clinics/breastfeeding-and-psychiatric-medication/ this is a personal decision between you and your doctor, balancing risks & benefits. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some risk: About 1 % of drugs with pass into breast milk. Consult the a baby's pediatrician on the specific drugs. ...Read more
If Zoloft 62mg wasn't very effective would going up to 75mg work better? Tried Paxil before and 20mg helped. Need safest option for breastfeeding.
Increase is OK: 62mg of Zoloft is unusual as typically this is prescribed in increments of 25mg. Zoloft is considered a relatively safe drug during pregnancy and breastfeeding. The difference between 62 and 75 is minimal, but if you are experiencing depression, try the increase, with consult with your OB/GYB. You cannot equate effective dosages between medications as their metabolic rate is different. ...Read more
I'm breastfeeding and have been changed from Zoloft to prestiq due 2 rash on Zoloft . I have severe anxiety. What's the difference & safe for my baby?
Pregnant. Need Zoloft or Paxil after. Are either safe while breastfeeding? I would need 75mg of Zoloft vs. 20mg of Paxil, which is better or formula?
Either: Based on the literature, nursing babies are almost all completely spared exposure to both these drugs, so there is no need to avoid breastfeeding while taking either of the medications. If you have better personal experience with one of them than the other in the past, you might choose that one regardless of the dose. If not, then Zoloft may be a better first choice from a tolerability standpoint. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Day 10 of 50mg zoloft. Have broken out in extremely itchy rash on my face due 2 the zoloft? I'm breastfeeding & having a terrible time with anxiety
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