Selecting an Antidepressant During Pregnancy Q. I have been taking Effexor for years. Now that I am planning to become pregnant, my psychiatrist told me that I had to come off the medication. I am worried. In the past, every time I have tried to stop the medication, I have become depressed again. A. Most women and their doctors try to avoid using medications during pregnancy. Of greatest concern is that a medication used during pregnancy may in some way harm the developing fetus or, at the very worst, cause a birth defect. But what happens when a pregnant woman needs to take a medication? There are now data to support the reproductive safety of certain antidepressants, including Prozac (fluoxetine), the older tricyclic antidepressants, and to some extent Celexa (citalopram). Over 2500 women have taken Prozac during pregnancy, and there has been no reported increase in risk for birth defects among exposed children, even when medication was taken during the first trimester. Another study reported good outcomes in 375 children exposed to Celexa during pregnancy. In contrast, we have less information available on the reproductive safety of other antidepressants, such as Zoloft (sertraline), Paxil (paroxetine), Luvox (fluvoxamine) and Effexor (venlafaxine). Recent studies suggest that some patients with recurrent depression who have been maintained on an antidepressant may have a difficult time discontinuing antidepressant during pregnancy and are at high risk for becoming depressed again, particularly during the first trimester. If a woman is unable to discontinue antidepressants without getting depressed, she may consider taking an antidepressant during pregnancy, selecting Prozac or another antidepressant with a good reproductive safety profile. While we worry so much about exposing the fetus to medications, it is important to remember that untreated depression in the mother obviously places the mother at risk but may also have a negative impact on the developing child. Recent studies indicate that women who are depressed during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to infants that have a lower birthweight, smaller head circumference and lower APGAR scores, which are all negative indicators of well being in the newborn. In other words, avoiding medication use during pregnancy is not always the safest option.
yes, but it must be a herbal antidepressant as there are no chemicals that will harm your health.
Everything that you do effects fetal development, whether it's good or bad. Little things such as food choice can harm the baby. It is harmful because everything that goes into your body enters your bloodstream and is distributed to your fetus through the blood as well. Anything, not just cigarette smoking, can harm your baby.
Consult your vet. It can be used for separation anxiety and such, but the wrong dose will harm your dog.
If a pregnant woman consumes alcohol, it can harm the baby. Since the baby's nutrients are absorbed through the mothers blood stream, anything that is in it will go to the baby too. When a developing fetus is exposed to alcohol, it can disrupt the normal development pattern of the cells and the child will not be normal. Fetal alcohol syndrome babies are often born with mental retardation and deformities.
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Smoking, drinking, Anything that can harm you you put into your body will harm your child.
You harm the development of your baby. It could have various things wrong depending on the stage of fetal development. Using drugs while pregnant can also open the door for child abuse charges. I would hope that you would do things so your baby could be the smartest healthiest baby.
Of course, the development of Lutheranism harm catholicism. It makes the member of catholics divided and loss its members. And later it makes the popularity slowly decline.
Mushrooms are a good source of zinc, which is important for normal fetal growth and development during pregnancy. Of course there are poisonous mushrooms that could cause you and the baby great harm, so never eat fresh mushrooms unless you are certain of there type and safety.
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Alcohol can cause low birth weight, retarded fetal development, and depending on the amount, the child can be born addicted to alcohol and have to undergo withdrawal during its first few hours of external life. Any women who drinks when she knows she is pregnant is guilty of child abuse.
Humans cause harm to wetlands mainly by habitat destruction. Development of buildings, parking lots, housing, ect.
Yes it can
Limiting development on floodplains is effective in controlling floods because this allows floodplains to absorb floodwaters without harm to structures
Alcohol in large amounts leads to alcoholism, which in turn leads to major life problems and eventual failure of bodily systems that lead to severe illness and death. However, as long as you are not pregnant, and do not drink more than one drink a day for women, (two for men,) there is little or no harm. If you are pregnant, even small amounts of alcohol are known to cause difficulties with fetal development, and larger amounts can cause fetal alcohol syndrome, which often includes developmental and emotional problems, and in some cases mental retardation. Alcohol is a neurotoxin (nerve poison) that affects your baby just as much as it does you.
Yes & the smoke & chemicals it contains can harm the development of the baby.
Yes. It can do great harm and result in Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Please contact your doctor for the information as they will be able to give you specific guidance.
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um.. It could result in miscarriage, yes, but also it could result in a fetus developing Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Google FAS and read about it. No pregnancy and alcohol shouldn't be done at the same time, but if you did it wont kill the foetus. It would take large amounts of alcohol to significantly harm the baby in development terms.
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Drinking alcohol when pregnant can cause harm to the unborn fetus and is therefore classed as a poison during pregnancy. The alcohol can cause the fetus to be deprived of oxygen and nutrition; it could also cause fetal alcohol syndrome after birth, which can lead to mental and physical deformities.
Of course... I smoke weed non-legally :D...it still has the same effect on your body functions like the heart and lungs but it is just per-scribed because it helps whatever your per-scribed for pain antidepressant and stuff like that
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