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Had panic attacks and Antidepressants while pregnant, child born with twisted knee. How long has Paxil and Zoloft been around?

How long has Paxil and Zoloft been around? My son was born in 1971 and I was on antidepressants, for panic attacks while pregnant. He was born with twisted knees and still has problems and can t do many things. I feel so guilty because I took medication while pregnant. But we didn t know these things back then. Please answer as soon as possible. Thank you sovery much, Ethel Kester
Asked On : Tue, 12 Mar 2013
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Thank you for your query Ethel.
I want to put your mind at ease right away. Neither Paxil or Zoloft could have anything to do with your sons problems. Paxil is Diazepam , has been around a long time, and is often used in pregnancy and labour . Zoloft is a newer drug , and although not tested during pregnancy, there have been cases recorded where ladies have remained on the drug during pregnancy , without any documented problems with the babies.
I trust this information puts your mind at ease.
Answered: Thu, 14 Mar 2013
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