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Withdrawal reactions of a premature neonate after maternal use of paroxetine
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    prem birth/taking seroxat

    i was taking seroxat(20mg) per day in 2001.i became pregnant and decided that i should stop taking seroxat,as doctors were unable to provide any data to say that it was safe to take during pregnancy.

    several weeks later,after terrible withdrawl(which my doctor refused to put down to withdrawl,just sickness in pregnancy)my daughter was born prematurely at 28 weeks gestation.she was 2lb 4oz and very poorly.we had...

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    Feeding difficulty in a term neonate due to Paroxetine withdrawl
    Dear Editor,

    We report a case of a term baby with feeding difficulties related to possible maternal Paroxetine use. A baby boy was born at 39 weeks gestation by a normal delivery. He did not have any respiratory effort at birth but had a good heart rate and needed bag and mask ventilation. At 3 hours of age he was admitted from the labour ward because of hypoglycemia and disinterest in feeding. He was started on antibiot...

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