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Correction: drugs which can be given to nursing mothers (January 28, p7)


Maprotiline (Ludiomil) should be deleted from the list of permissible antidepressives since significant amounts are present in breast milk (Lloyd AH. J Int Med Res 1977; 5, suppl.4: 122–38). The baby would receive less than the equivalent of the adult therapeutic dose, but the effects of the drug on the immature brain are unknown.

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