Serum nortriptyline levels in nursing mothers and their infants

Katherine L. Wisner*, James M. Perel

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The nortriptyline levels of seven depressed mothers and their breast-fed infants were obtained. Nortriptyline was not detected in the infants' sera. However, two of four infants evaluated developed low concentrations of 10-hydroxynortriptyline. No adverse effects were observed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1234-1236
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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