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Friday, July 31, 2015
Taking xanax during pregnancy
what can happen if you are taking xanex during pregnancy?
Xanax is classified as a class D drug which means, in general, it should be avoided in pregnancy. The concern is that there has been a slight increase in birth defects in pregnant women who have taken this medication especially in the early part of pregnancy.
Arthur T Ollendorff, MD
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati