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If you take ssris while pregnant do you have a high risk pregnancy?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Depends

Ssris (zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) prozac) in pregnancy are used mainly to treat depression & if symptoms are severe, this may make you high risk for injury to yourself.
If stable, there's a rare but serious association with fetal pulmonary hypertension & a fetal echo (targeted ultrasound of the heart) may be ordered. Stay on your meds & discuss your risks with your OB or mfm specialist.

In brief: Depends

Ssris (zoloft, paxil, (paroxetine) prozac) in pregnancy are used mainly to treat depression & if symptoms are severe, this may make you high risk for injury to yourself.
If stable, there's a rare but serious association with fetal pulmonary hypertension & a fetal echo (targeted ultrasound of the heart) may be ordered. Stay on your meds & discuss your risks with your OB or mfm specialist.
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: SSRI's

Need for an ssri during pregnancy does not usually make your pregnancy high risk.

In brief: SSRI's

Need for an ssri during pregnancy does not usually make your pregnancy high risk.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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