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Paxil Breast Cancer Risk Seen in New Testing Method

  • Written by: Irvin Jackson
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The findings of a new testing method suggest that there may be a link between Paxil and breast cancer, finding that the antidepressant acts as an endocrine disruptor that could increase women’s risk of breast cancer.…

Paxil Class Action Lawsuit Over Birth Defects Certified in Canada

A Canadian judge has cleared the way for a class action lawsuit over Paxil birth defects to move forward in that country against the makers of the popular antidepressant, alleging that inadequate warnings were provide about the risks associated with use of Paxil during pregnancy. …

FDA Backs Off Link Between SSRI Antidepressant and PPHN Birth Defects

Federal health regulators have previously warned that the use of SSRI antidepressants during pregnancy may cause a rare heart and lung birth defect, known as persistent pulmonary hypertension in newborns (PPHN), but now indicate that conflicting studies make it premature to reach any conclusions.…