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March 5th, 2010, 02:35 PM
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I am currently on Zoloft (50g) but my doc wants to switch to Wellbutrin? They are both in the same category for pregnancy so I am asking for some advice. thanks ladies!
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March 6th, 2010, 04:32 AM
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Hi Candy. As you can see, the board is conflicted. I would go with the doctor's advice, but if you read my post "the zoloft verdict", there was a CLEAR warning about 3rd trimester safety on my patient info packet this month. I'm not sure if it applies to all SSRIs though.
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March 8th, 2010, 08:53 PM
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Hi Candy! I'm just a stranger and I don't know your situation, but i just thought I would respond to your question. Are you currently pregnant, and if so is there any way you can go without these meds until the birth? If it were me, I would probably try to do without it until then. I 'm sure that it would not be easy, but it might be the best option.
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March 9th, 2010, 01:17 PM
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I was on wellbutrin my entire pregnancy. my dr said it was one of the safest antidepressants during pg, and i was never worried about it affecting my baby. it might not be in your best interest to go without medication!! take your dr's advice. kup =)
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March 11th, 2010, 06:17 AM
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This is from the website JustBreathe posted if you didn't see it!!

Sertraline (Zoloft)

Risks: Has been associated with persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN) when taken during the last half of pregnancy; has been associated with septal heart defects; has been associated with omphalocele

Recommendation: Consider as an option during pregnancy

Note: Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn, anencephaly, craniosynostosis and omphalocele are rare conditions. Even if you take an SSRI during pregnancy, the overall risks remain extremely low.


Bupropion (Wellbutrin)

Risks: No established risks during pregnancy

Recommendations: Consider as an option during pregnancy
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