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Should I stop taking my antidepressant while I am pregnant?

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Dr. Danielle Salhany
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

Never stop an antidepressant abruptly without consulting your doctor. Some types of antidepressants are ok in pregancy.
Uncontrolled maternal depression during pregnancy could also be detrimental to you and the fetus. Talk to your OB or midwife about recommendations for monitoring during your pregnancy or potentially weaning from your medications with supervision.

In brief: No

Never stop an antidepressant abruptly without consulting your doctor. Some types of antidepressants are ok in pregancy.
Uncontrolled maternal depression during pregnancy could also be detrimental to you and the fetus. Talk to your OB or midwife about recommendations for monitoring during your pregnancy or potentially weaning from your medications with supervision.
Dr. Danielle Salhany
Dr. Danielle Salhany
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Dr. Soren Singel
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Multi-disciplinary

Discuss with your psychiatrist and obstetrician.
Depends on the severity of your depression and what meds you are on.

In brief: Multi-disciplinary

Discuss with your psychiatrist and obstetrician.
Depends on the severity of your depression and what meds you are on.
Dr. Soren Singel
Dr. Soren Singel
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