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10 Jul 2008

ANTIDEPRESSANTS AND PREGNANCY
I've been on Cipralex 10mg for almost a year, which has helped me a lot with anxiety and emotional problems. Me and my hubby have decided in January 2008 to try for a baby, but my doctor advised me to stop the antidepressants as soon as possible. I haven't been taking the antidepressants for almost 5 months (I've been taking herbal drops as prescribed by my doctor - it doesn't help at all). My relationships with people has deteriorated.

Can I take the above-mentioned antidepressant while trying for a baby, and while pregnant?
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GynaeDoc
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01 Jan 0001

Cipramil is relatively safe in pregnancy. Antidepressants should not be stopped suddenly in pregnancy because there is a high recurrence rate of depression.

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