If you or someone you know took the medication Paxil while pregnant, you might qualify for a Paxil lawsuit. In multiple studies, Paxil has been shown to cause birth defects in infants when the mother took Paxil at any time throughout the pregnancy. If you took Paxil and your child was born with certain defects, you may be eligible to file a Paxil Lawsuit.
What is Paxil
Paxil (paroxetine) is an antidepressant belonging to a group of drugs called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). Paroxetine was approved by the FDA for use by the public in December 1992.
Paxil affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced. Paxil is used to treat depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD).
Paroxetine affects neurotransmitters, the chemicals that nerves within the brain use to communicate with each other. Thus, neurotransmitters can be thought of as the communication [...]