TITLE

Persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn and maternal use of SSRIs

AUTHOR(S)
Wooltorton, Eric
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;5/23/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 11, p1555
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a case study which suggested that women taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the latter half of their pregnancy may have an increased risk of their offspring developing persistent pulmonary hypertension of the newborn (PPHN). Mechanism of its action of the antidepressant drug; Brief information on PPHN.
ACCESSION #
21062731

 

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