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Premature Births More Common for Pregnant Women on Antidepressants

SSRI antidepressants linked to premature birthA recent study shows that women who take antidepressants during pregnancy are more likely to deliver their babies prematurely. Many of the drugs considered in the study belong to a class of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs like Zoloft and Effexor.

The study was a review of 41 different papers that observed the use of antidepressants by pregnant women. The researchers said that they accounted for ...

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