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Can I take ssri medicine while pregnant?
12 doctors weighed in

Dr. Divyansu Patel
Psychiatry
5 doctors agree
In brief: Risk
All ssri are category c which mean there were adverse reaction in animal studies.
There is a possible risk to having mal formation to your baby if you take ssri. Talk to your OB or your psychiatrist to get futher recommendation.

In brief: Risk
All ssri are category c which mean there were adverse reaction in animal studies.
There is a possible risk to having mal formation to your baby if you take ssri. Talk to your OB or your psychiatrist to get futher recommendation.
Dr. Divyansu Patel
Dr. Divyansu Patel
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Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Maybe
Everything is risk vs benefit.
The depression and/or anxiety itself can cause problems for the mother and therefore the baby. These kinds of decisions have to be made with your your doctor.

In brief: Maybe
Everything is risk vs benefit.
The depression and/or anxiety itself can cause problems for the mother and therefore the baby. These kinds of decisions have to be made with your your doctor.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees
In brief: SSRI in Pregnancy
Most are Category C pregnancy medications, and their use is judged by benefits versus risks of being on them while pregnant, a decision to be made by joint approach from both your Psychiatrist & your Ob/Gyn.
who will continue to regularly monitor your progress until labor.

In brief: SSRI in Pregnancy
Most are Category C pregnancy medications, and their use is judged by benefits versus risks of being on them while pregnant, a decision to be made by joint approach from both your Psychiatrist & your Ob/Gyn.
who will continue to regularly monitor your progress until labor.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Maybe
None are approved but some have a good track record in pregnancy.
You need to discuss this with your OB doctor.

In brief: Maybe
None are approved but some have a good track record in pregnancy.
You need to discuss this with your OB doctor.
Dr. Steven Hill
Dr. Steven Hill
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