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Published on Oct 05, 2005 by Edgar Snyder

Paxil Linked to Birth Defects

Paxil

Paxil may ease your depression, but if you are pregnant it could harm your baby. A study indicates an increase of birth defects in babies born to women who use Paxil during the first trimester.

Paxil, also known generically as Paroxetine, caused more heart defects in babies than women not taking the drug.

The Food and Drug Administration is alerting doctors, and asking them to carefully weigh the risks before prescribing the drug for pregnant women.

For more information about Paxil, visit the Dangerous and Recalled Drugs Legal Center.

Please note: All of our lawyers are licensed to practice in the state of Pennsylvania. We also have lawyers licensed to practice in Ohio, and West Virginia and we associate with experienced attorneys in other states. In addition, all drug-related litigation involves co-counsel.

Source: “FDA Warns of Possible Link Between Paxil, Birth Defects.” The Associated Press. ThePittsburghChannel.com. September 28, 2005.
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