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These days, about 5 percent of expectant mothers use antidepressants, most commonly, serotonin reuptake inhibitors, or SSRIs, such as citalopram (brand name Celexa), paroxetine (Paxil), or sertraline (Zoloft).
Studies have found that babies exposed to paroxetine (akaPaxil, Pexeva, and Brisdelle) are roughly twice as likely to be born with cardiovascular or other malformations than babies exposed to other antidepressants or no drugs at all.
Some 325 million prescriptions for antidepressants were filled last year in the United States, including 15 million for Paxil and paroxetine, according to IMS Health, a health care information company.
The doctors first treated her depression and panic symptoms with an antidepressant, paroxetine, and an anti-anxiety medication, clonazepam.
The results from the CDC study suggest that if a woman took paroxetine (aka Paxil) during her pregnancy, that risk could increase to 24 per 10,000 or 0.24 percent.
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