Do you use antidepressants during pregnancy? Or your relative using it during pregnancy? There’s a study that it is not good to use it during that period. The antidepressants called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors(SSRIs) should only be prescribed must be guiding by an expeert.
The study published from Human Reproduction journal that shows SSRIs that could risk of miscarriage, neonatal health complication, preterm birth and longer term neurobehavioral abnormalities including autism. The study from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center review of other published studies that evaluate women with depressive symptoms who took SSRIs while pregnant.
From the study, it found that the usage has increased 400% over the past 20 years especially for those between 18 -44 ages. There’s no evidence of improved pregnancy outcomes using the antidepressant use for women undergoing fertility treatments. Chairman of OB/GYN at MetroWest Medical Center said that there a clear evidence of risk with the use of the SSRI antidepressants by pregnant women. The drugs may lead to worsened pregnancy outcomes and no evidence that these drugs could lead to better outcomes for their babies.
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