Archives of Women's Mental Health

, Volume 9, Issue 3, pp 158–159

Quetiapine–fluvoxamine combination during pregnancy and while breastfeeding

  • S. Gentile
Letter to the Editor
Keywords: Breastfeeding, fluvoxamine, pregnancy, quetiapine, SSRIs. 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Gentile
    • 1
  1. 1.ASL Salerno 1 – Mental Health CenterSalernoItaly

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