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pregnant 4 week. How can I stop using asentra?

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I was using asentra 50 mg 1 month, 75mg 2 month and 100mg one week, now I'm pregnant 4 week. How can I stop using asentra?


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replied June 28th, 2012
Am I Pregnant Answer A36518
Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Asentra is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor and is used for treatment of various conditions as Depression,OCD and panic disorder.This drug is not to be stopped suddenly but has to be tapered gradually and during its use pregnancy planning should be avoided as it can cause major birth defects in the child.

Regarding the drug tapering or stoppage depends on the condition you are suffering and your treating Physician would be the best to guide you as he might be aware of your condition.Accordingly you would be guided to plan for pregnancy right now or wait for sometime.Kindly visit your Health care provider for evaluation.

Take care!


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