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Safety in Lactation: Antidepressants

21 October 2020Additional information relating to breastfeeding To be used in conjunction with individual drug entries for specific information and guidance. Monamine-oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) Due to the…
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Lactation Safety Information

TCA: imipramine/nortriptyline SSRI: paroxetine/sertraline
Small amounts anticipated in breast milk due to high protein binding, but very long half-life increases risk of accumulation in breastfed infants
Monitor infant for drowsiness, poor feeding, irritability/behavioural effects
6 August 2020