Prevention Precaution: SSRI’s and Pregnancy

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In a recent post on the RxISK website, Harriet Rosenberg discusses concerns about prescribing selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs), a class of antidepressants, during pregnancy. She notes “there is a patient safety and Women’s Health Movement mobilization deeply concerned about the use of SSRIs during pregnancy and the relentless downplaying of the risks of these drugs”, and points to CWHN’s resource, Taking SSRI Antidepressants During Pregnancy: Considerations and Risks.

Read Prevention Precaution.