Antidepressants during pregnancy increases high blood pressure risk

A new study published by the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology has found that women taking antidepressants while pregnant are more likely to develop high blood pressure than non-users. Pregnant women who used Paxil were 81% more likely to develop high blood pressure, while users of Zoloft and other antidepressants were 51% more likely to develop the condition.

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1 Response to “Antidepressants during pregnancy increases high blood pressure risk”


  1. 1 prozac and heart defects in babies April 20, 2012 at 10:50 am

    Does that condition passes on to the child as well?


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