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Can anti-depressants have negative (biological or genetic) side-effects on my future children (especially when taken by a male)?



Answered by: David Kahn

There is no evidence for antidepressants causing genetic problems affecting sperm, that could then go on to cause problems in future children.

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David Kahn, M.D.
 

David A. Kahn, M.D.

Dr. Kahn is the Diane Goldman Kemper Family Clinical Professor of Pyschiatry Emeritus, Columbia University Medical Center; and attending psychiatrist, New York Presbyterian Hospital.

He received his B.A. from Haverford College in 1975, completed medical school and internship in medicine at Columbia, and was resident and chief resident in psychiatry at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center and the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He then received an NIMH extramural research fellowship at the Psychiatric Institute, where he worked in the area of mood disord...
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