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August 27th, 2005, 06:04 PM
monkey71786's Avatar Super Mommy
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I was on antidepressants, but cause im pregant i had to get off of them. Anyways i was wondering when i can get back on them(if i can while im pregnant) and what would i be put on......and after i have the baby could i go back to the lexapro that i was on

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August 28th, 2005, 11:31 AM
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Hey sweetie, I was on Effexor XR at conception, and switched to Prozac, by my dr's reccomendation, as its a safer drug.

I wanted to go back on Celexa, which is basically Lexapro, but they thought prozac was even safer...
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September 25th, 2005, 09:26 AM
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Hey hon,

I was on Wellbutrin and Lexapro before I started TTC, then I went off both because I thought it would be best for the baby. Well, after a few months of being preggers and feeling like I couldn't make it another day, I quickly talked to my midwife. Glad to say I'm starting to feel like my old self again...well, except for the back pain!

I am only taking Wellbutrin now (my midwife said Lexapro is unsafe for mommies in their 3rd trimester and breastfeeding). I've decided not to B/F and be able to take my Lexapro (it works so much better for me than the Wellbutrin-it's the only thing that's made a true difference for me). I'd rather be a balanced mommy than B/F and be a basketcase, you know? But, that's just me being afraid of the PPD.

I hope that helps. Sounds like if you want to go back on your Lexapro immediately after you have your baby, that B/F may not be an option-perhaps you could talk to your midwife/doctor about other antidepressant options if you want to B/F? Also, talk to your doctor/midwife NOW about what you can take while preg-it's weird because some antidepressants are ok, and others aren't...

Hope I've helped some...take care and ,

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September 26th, 2005, 01:00 PM
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I see one of the best Psychiatrist for Pregnant women in the country and he has me on Lexapro and haldol. He has never had any issues with any of his patients taking Lexapro.
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