Prenatal antidepressant use may cause abnormal bleeding after delivery

08/28/2013 | Medscape (free registration)

Women who took antidepressants to treat mood or anxiety disorder during pregnancy were about 1.5 times more likely to suffer postpartum hemorrhage than those who were not exposed to the drugs, according to a study of 106,000 pregnant women in the U.S. The link was seen in all classes of antidepressants, researchers reported in the journal BMJ.

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