Antidepressant use during Lactation?

Which of the following Antidepressant is known to have Highest Infant Plasma Level?

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Antidepressant treatment is indicated for post-partum depression. For this reason, it is of direct clinical relevance to have the knowledge of antidepressants use with lactation. Also, when antidepressant treatment is indicated in women with postpartum depression, they should not be advised to discontinue breastfeeding.

ANSWER to the above question is Venlafaxine

According to a literature review published in Current Women’s Health Reviews in 2011, the relative infant doses are close to 10% and in some cases even above 10% for venlafaxine.

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  1. Preferred Antidepressants with Breastfeeding?
  2. Antidepressants with Highest Infant Plasma Level?
  3. Antidepressants with undetectable Infant Plasma Level?
  4. Antidepressants with extremely low Infant Plasma Level?

Antidepressants of Choice During Lactation

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