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Fluoxetine and norfluoxetine concentrations in nursing infants and breast milk.

Authors
  • Hendrick, V
  • Stowe, Z N
  • Altshuler, L L
  • Mintz, J
  • Hwang, S
  • Hostetter, A
  • Suri, R
  • Leight, K
  • Fukuchi, A
Type
Published Article
Journal
Biological Psychiatry
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Nov 15, 2001
Volume
50
Issue
10
Pages
775–782
Identifiers
PMID: 11720696
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our findings demonstrate that maternal serum and peak breast milk concentrations of fluoxetine and norfluoxetine predict nursing infant serum norfluoxetine concentrations. In nursing women taking 20 mg/day or less of fluoxetine, infant serum concentrations were typically low.

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