Advertisement

Is it safe to take Nardil if I'm pregnant?

Experts aren't sure if the antidepressant medication Nardil (phenelzine) is safe to take if you are pregnant. Animal studies suggest that it could harm a developing fetus, and that it could affect growth in young animals that were exposed to it during prenatal development. You and your doctor will need to weigh Nardil's potential benefits against its potential risks to your developing fetus.

Continue Learning about Antidepressant

Are Antidepressants Safe to Take During Pregnancy?
Are Antidepressants Safe to Take During Pregnancy?
Research suggests that depression is diagnosed twice as often in women as it is in men, and it typically presents during a woman’s childbearing years....
Read More
How do tricyclic antidepressants treat low back pain?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
The tricyclic antidepressants amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep) and nortriptyline (Aventyl, Pamelor) are...
More Answers
Do tricyclic antidepressants interact with any other medications?
Donna Hill Howes, RNDonna Hill Howes, RN
If you are taking any of the following medications, tricyclic antidepressants can lead to side effec...
More Answers
What Is Treatment-Resistant Depression?
What Is Treatment-Resistant Depression?

Important: This content reflects information from various individuals and organizations and may offer alternative or opposing points of view. It should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. As always, you should consult with your healthcare provider about your specific health needs.