Navigation Links
Study suggests too much risk associated with SSRI usage and pregnancy
Date:10/30/2012

BOSTON Elevated risk of miscarriage, preterm birth, neonatal health complications and possible longer term neurobehavioral abnormalities, including autism, suggest that a class of antidepressants known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) should only be prescribed with great caution and with full counseling for women experiencing depression and attempting to get pregnant, say researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Tufts Medical Center and MetroWest Medical Center.

"Depression and infertility are two complicated conditions that more often than not go hand in hand. And there are no definitive guidelines for treatment," says lead author Alice Domar, Ph.D, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Executive Director of the Domar Center for Mind/Body Health at Boston IVF. "We hope to provide a useful analysis of available data to better inform decisions made by women and the providers who care for them."

Domar and colleagues conducted a review of published studies evaluating women with depressive symptoms who took antidepressants while pregnant. The results appear online October 31 in the journal Human Reproduction.

"There are three main points that stand out from our review of the scientific studies on this topic," says senior author Adam Urato, MD, Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at MetroWest Medical Center and a Maternal-Fetal Medicine specialist at Tufts Medical Center. "First, there is clear and concerning evidence of risk with the use of the SSRI antidepressants by pregnant women, evidence that these drugs lead to worsened pregnancy outcomes. Second, there is no evidence of benefit, no evidence that these drugs lead to better outcomes for moms and babies. And third, we feel strongly that patients, obstetrical providers, and the public need to be fully aware of this information."

Over the last 20 years antidepressant usage has increased 400 percent. Antidepr
'/>"/>

Contact: Kelly Lawman
klawman@bidmc.harvard.edu
617-667-7305
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine news :

1. Flirting Works as Negotiation Tactic for Women: Study
2. Study suggests new way to prevent recurrent ear infections
3. Using Canadas Health System as Model Might Cut U.S. Costs: Study
4. The Biggest Loser May Sour Viewers on Exercise, Study Finds
5. Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwiches May Slow Down Blood Flow: Study
6. Breast Cancer Survival Varies by Race, Ethnicity, Study Shows
7. Autism Tough to Spot Before 6 Months of Age, Study Suggests
8. Smoking Bans Reduce Hospitalizations: Study
9. Gene May Be Tied to Both Smoking and ADHD, Study Suggests
10. Smartphones Linked to Sexual Activity in Teens: Study
11. New study finds a common bond between school bullies and their targets: alcohol abuse
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... CareSource, a nonprofit Ohio-based health ... this capacity, Michael will provide strategic leadership for CareSource’s marketing, branding, corporate communications ... that have contributed to the company’s rapid growth. As the CareSource business model ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Carolina (PRWEB) , ... August 31, 2015 , ... The ... Laurels on Tuesday, September 1. , “Alive Inside” shadows a social worker who ... & MEMORY?.” , “It’s a documentary about bringing music to residents in health care ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... David L. ... was one of the first doctors in the area to perform minimally invasive ... have been impressive: faster recovery, decreased immediate and long-term pain, and an accelerated ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... 2015 , ... With the FCPX LUT Soft pack from Pixel Film Studios, editors can quickly ... contains a mathematical formula for modifying an image. The LUT changes every pixel's color to ... files. , FCPX LUT Soft requires Final Cut Pro X 10.2 or newer. , ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... ... August 31, 2015 , ... ... communications company announced today that it has officially launched a new website and ... website and brand refresh are more closely aligned with the company’s strategic vision ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:CareSource Names Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications 2Health News:Public Invited to Dementia Documentary Screening at North Carolina Retirement Community 2Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. David L. Chalnick! 2Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. David L. Chalnick! 3Health News:NJ Top Docs Presents, Dr. David L. Chalnick! 4Health News:Pixel Film Studios, FCPX Plugin Developer, Releases FCPX LUT Soft 2Health News:Diablo Publications Launches New Company Website 2Health News:Diablo Publications Launches New Company Website 3
... can be used to measure cardiac function and has ... are limited, a preliminary study indicates. , CT coronary ... and function; however, CT coronary angiography uses a high ... nuclear medicine examinations, can evaluate structure and function with ...
... production is controlled could lead to improvements in the ... Australian medical researchers. , The findings are reported in ... American Society of Hematology and the worlds premier hematology ... Western Australian Institute for Medical Research (WAIMR) Director Peter ...
... of money, human resources, analysis concludes , , FRIDAY, ... countries most in need of improving mother and child ... meeting internationally set goals over the past three years, ... Countdown to 2015 for Maternal, Newborn and Child Survival, ...
... /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Medical,Technologies, Inc. (the ,Company,) ... device company that develops, manufactures and markets ... ultrasound tumor,therapy systems, today announced that it ... fourth quarter and fiscal year ended March ...
... Gen-Probe Incorporated,(Nasdaq: GPRO ) announced today that the ... Monday, April 28, 2008 at approximately,4:00 p.m. Eastern Time ... at 4:30 p.m. ET. Henry L. Nordhoff, chairman and ... and,chief financial officer, will host the call., The ...
... finds Internet searches provide more on ,how to, than ,how ... A new British study says that people surfing the Web ... that encourage the act rather than offering help and support. ... entered a dozen search terms, one at a time, into ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Twin findings raise hopes of improved anemia treatments 2Health News:Few Countries on Track to Curb Maternal, Child Mortality Rates 2Health News:Few Countries on Track to Curb Maternal, Child Mortality Rates 3Health News:China Medical Technologies to Announce 4QFY2007 Financial Results, Declare Annual Cash Dividend and Provide FY2008 Annual Targets on June 12, 2008 2Health News:Gen-Probe Announces Webcast of First Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call 2Health News:Suicide Data on Web Mostly Not Preventive 2
(Date:8/31/2015)... -- Thousands of people will peacefully demonstrate their frustration ... epidemic at dozens of rallies across the country today. ... the United States has experienced skyrocketing rates ... heroin, yet the President has never once spoken publicly ... to President Obama , rally organizers compared his failure ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... 2015 With increasing clinical applications, the ... rise in active partnerships. The primary reason for ... quantitate CD4 cell markers in human immunodeficiency virus ... New analysis from Frost ... Market ( http://www.frost.com/nf0e ), finds the market earned ...
(Date:8/31/2015)... Aug. 31, 2015 The Wolf Administration today ... Pennsylvania State Police and local ... naloxone. Heroin and opioid overdose are the ... , killing more individuals than those involved in ... died from a drug overdose. " ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Obama Administration's Neglect of Opioid Crisis Prompts Rallies in Many States 2Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 2Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 3Clinical Applications of Flow Cytometry Instrumentation and Reagents are Transforming this Market with a High-Growth Path 4Departments of Drug & Alcohol Programs and Health Announce Report 289 Pennsylvanian Lives Saved by Naloxone 2Departments of Drug & Alcohol Programs and Health Announce Report 289 Pennsylvanian Lives Saved by Naloxone 3
... a high performance temperature controlled shaker which ... speed and incubation time are fully programmable ... are displayed on the LCD in real ... the microplates provide uniform incubation with less ...
... The iEMS Incubator/Shaker HT ... Thus, the iEMS Incubator/Shaker HT ... as DNA hybridization and primer ... is available as a one-cabinet ...
The iEMS Incubator/Shaker is a high performance microplate incubator and orbital shaker. Its superior temperature control and efficient orbital shaking reduce incubation times. -...
Form: Cream-colored powder Moisture: 10% Ash: 6.5% Gel Strength (1.5%): 550 950 gm/cm 2 Gel pH (1.5%): 6.0 7.5 Gel Point (1.5%): 34 38C Melting Point (1.5%): 84 88C Application: Bacterial ...
Medicine Products: