Used to treat depression, anxiety, and other psychological and emotional challenges such as obsessive compulsive disorder, PTSD, eating disorders, etc. The FDA issued a “Drug Safety Communication” telling medical professionals and patients that if taken during pregnancy, newborns could suffer from serious birth defects. Usage of some commonly-prescribed antidepressants has led to birth defects of infants if taken during pregnancy. These medications are also known as fluvoxamine, paroxetine, sertraline, vilazodone, fluoxetine, and citalopram.
Dangerous Antidepressant drugs and SSRI's include:
- Other SSRIs
Recent studies have shown and the FDA has recently warned that some antidepressants can actually worsen and exacerbate the severity of the psychological and emotional struggles, causing extreme agitation, anxiety, mania, insomnia, panic, and suicide
For more information, look here: http://www.fda.gov/safety/medwatch/safetyinformation/safetyalertsforhumanmedicalproducts/ucm283696.htm
If you or your infant has suffered from negative side effects of these anti depressants and SSRIs, contact us at NB&W immediately to discuss your legal rights and options – we are here to answer questions for no charge and with no obligation. Always consult your physician before stopping any medication.