what medications would I have to start that would not harm a baby??





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  • s629b63


    Reach out to a psychiatrist for this medical advice

  • mikkig2020


    Thank youuu

  • mikkig2020


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  • kittenintheyarn


    When I was pregnant, instead of taking meds I went to a day program for group therapy- 6 days a week, 8 hours a day. It helped a lot.

  • BumbleBree


    Speak withy our psychiatrist of course. I have some experience and knowledge with psychophparmeceuticals but please take this info with a grain of salt. Busparione (BusPar) is actually well rated for use during pregnancy. It has not shown any adverse effects in human or animal pregnancy but it has been shown to cross into the fetus (just no real effect). This may be a good option to discuss with your psychiatrist. Fluoxetine (Prozac), Citalopram (Celexa), Sertraline (Zoloft), Propranolol, and Trazodone are approved in cases where it is necessary for the mother. The risks for the child are low but they aren’t considered fully safe. Human observation has shown adverse effects but there isn’t a lot of data and animal tests show some adverse effects. The research on the exact mechanism of the drugs has shown a possibility of adverse effects on human fetuses but nothing that’s a mortal threat to your baby. So these medications may be on the table but only if you and your psych agree they are needed. Gabapentin (Neurotin), Alprazolam (Xanax), and Clanazepam (Klonopin) are considered slightly less safe than the last ones listed but just because there is less research. There is even less data for humans but some still from animals. The small amount of data from humans hasn’t shown any adverse effects on the fetus but also there just isn’t enough info to say that for sure. These meds are something to consider but know that you are taking a bigger risk due to the lack of evidence. They might fall into the category with Busparione, or they may be in the category above, or they may do worse things. Unknown. I see you take hydroxyzine and that is debated between different classification systems across different countries. The US says it’s pretty safe, Australia disagrees and finds higher risk. There is some human research showing metabolic concerns in mom and baby, like thrombocytopenia and hyperglycemia) and often there is a higher concentration of the medication that enters the baby than remains in the mother.

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