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Planning for baby. Partner taking Lexapro. Will this affect the baby?

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My husband and I are trying to get pregnant and he is taking Lexapro. He is worried that with him taking medication it may affect the baby in the future and some how make the baby addicted to the medication. Is this true or is he just being paranoid?
Posted Wed, 25 Sep 2013 in Women's Health
Answered by Dr. Ram Choudhary 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
no risk

Detailed Answer:

There is no evidence that Lexapro can cause any trouble to baby due the sperm issue.

You can pleasantly plan.
I hope the advise would be informative and useful for you.
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