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Do You Know About Paxil?

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Did you take Paxil while you were pregnant? Did you know that by doing so your baby was at risk? The FDA now advises pregnant women to merely switch from Paxil to another SSRI drug, such as Prozac or Zoloft.

The FDA has enhanced their warnings after studies showed that women who took Paxil were 1.5-2 times more likely to have children with birth defects such as malformations in the chambers of the heart. New studies show that women who are pregnant or who might become pregnant should not take the antidepressant Paxil due to birth defects such as heart problems. Nearly a year ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and GlaxoSmithKline — which make Paxil — changed the warnings on the drug to include the results of the studies Obstetricians now recommend that women avoid Paxil and reconsider using any SSRI antidepressant during their pregnancy. If this has happened to you then give us a call. We can help.

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