Dr. David Gortler

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Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) and Birth Defects: An Explanation of Pharmacological Plausibility

SSRI antidepressant medications - drug safety expert warning September 26, 2016

Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) have been causally linked to a wide variety of birth defects, including behavioral and cognitive defects, and even Autism using the FDA’s AERS database. Neuropharmacology drug expert and drug safety expert Dr. David Gortler provides an overview of the associated pharmacological effects and advises that women should stop taking SSRIs well in advance of a potential pregnancy to prevent the risk of autism and physical deformations.

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