Maybe, untreated . Safety during pregnancy is a matter for discussion between patient, high risk obstetrician & doctor who prescribes the meds. Risk to mom of not treating must be weighed against the benefit of treating with risk to baby. Not treating may increase risk or worsening depression, miscarriage, prematurity, or postpartum depression. Risk to baby is a rarely occurring neonatal pulmonary hypertension.
Yes. It is possible. Many of the medications used to treat pregnancy have a rare but serious side effect in the baby called primary pulmonary hypertension and increased neonatal jitteriness. If being off your meds means your depression worsens and you are not eating properly that could affect the baby's growth.
Beta blockers& sweating, bb &depression, please explain. Alternative option for bb for adep adverse effects such anxiety& sweating, regards kind dr. S
Beta blockers. Beta blockers can sometimes be given to block the peripheral physical symptoms of anxiety, such as sweating, shakiness, dry mouth, etc. Certain ones can cause depression. Effexor (venlafaxine) can sometimes cause sweating on its own. Your psychiatrist can help you determine whether the sweating is from your anxiety, or is an Effexor (venlafaxine) side effect. The cause makes a difference in approach to treatment. Read more...