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Anti-depressants during third trimester

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Sal1105 Thu 14-Aug-08 16:05:33

Hi all - does anyone have any experience/knowledge of Amitriptyline Hydrochloride? I saw my GP this morning for depression (I'm 34 weeks pregnant) and insomnia - which has been going on for nearly a year and is probably one of the main factors causing the depression. She said it was OK to take during pregnancy and even checked with a colleague but I do feel a little uneasy about it but desperately want to be able to sleep and feel better. She's prescribed only 10mg a day, so a really small dose. I'd kill for a Valium. Any advice would be most appreciated. Thank you.

candyfluff Sun 17-Aug-08 13:49:01

i had amitrypaline also in the first trimester as i had s.a.d and coudnt sleep and was very anxious it didnt do my baby any harm so please dont be worried

candyfluff Sun 17-Aug-08 13:50:17

it was great for sleep problems from the first one i took i slept like a log

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