Pregnancy: Mixed results SSRI-autism link

Children of women using selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants during pregnancy were not at increased risk of autism when compared with other children, a large registry analysis in Denmark showed. The adjusted rate ratio for autism spectrum cases in children born to women who used SSRIs during pregnancy versus other children was 1.20 (95% CI 0.90 to 1.61), according to Anders Hviid, DrMedSci, of the Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, and colleagues.
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19th December 2013
Medpage Today