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Can Amitriptyline be given during pregnancy?

Hi Dr.XXXXX, My name is Kiek-S-Vutha,MA certificate,now I am working to be treating a diferient patient with a NGO base location in Cambodia,now please I have a question: 1.Can I give Amitriptyline to a pregnancy ? Because some the pregnancy with sickness of scared state is almost time. And I greatly am accepting a your helps and cooperate with you forever to be supported to the patients ! Plse do not hesitate to contact me Add: YYYY@YYYY or YYYY@YYYY Tel: 855-12 WWW.WWWW.WW Best Regards, Kiek.S.Vutha
Asked On : Tue, 19 Jun 2012
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US FDA has assigned category C in pregnancy to Amitrypataline.
In animal trials,this drug has shown to produce some congenital malformations if doses used are 8 to 33 times of human dose.However there has been no study of tnis drug in human pregnancy.
Tnis drug can be used in pregnancy if it is very essential to give this drug and it's potential benefits are found to be outweighing the risks.
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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