Wednesday, August 11, 2004

From the London Free Press
Pregnant women warned of danger in using anti-depressant medicine
Women who take anti-depressant drugs during late pregnancy may be putting their babies at risk, Health Canada is warning. The department has issued an advisory about the following drugs: bupropion (used for depression or for smoking cessation), citalopram, fluoxetine, fluvoxamine, mirtazapine, paroxetine, sertraline and venlafaxine. The brand names involved are Zyban, Wellbutrin, Celexa, Prozac, Luvox, Remeron, Paxil, Zoloft and Effexor.

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