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Is it safe to take amitriptyline while pregnant?

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Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Psychiatry
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In brief: See below

The risks of amitryptyline have to weighed against the benefits in a woman who is pregnant or breastfeeding.
Its a difficult decision for parents. This special section from the national institute of mental health website might help: http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/publications/mental-health-medications/which-groups-have-special-needs-when-taking-psychiatric-medications.Shtml.

In brief: See below

The risks of amitryptyline have to weighed against the benefits in a woman who is pregnant or breastfeeding.
Its a difficult decision for parents. This special section from the national institute of mental health website might help: http://www.Nimh.Nih.Gov/health/publications/mental-health-medications/which-groups-have-special-needs-when-taking-psychiatric-medications.Shtml.
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
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Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Yes

The current recommendation is that Amitriptyline is safe in pregnancy and first line therapy for depression in pregnancy.
Be sure to continue any medications if you get pregnant until you talk to your doctor.

In brief: Yes

The current recommendation is that Amitriptyline is safe in pregnancy and first line therapy for depression in pregnancy.
Be sure to continue any medications if you get pregnant until you talk to your doctor.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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