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Paxil and Teenage Suicide Risks

Antidepressants are medicines that doctors prescribe to treat the symptoms of depression. Data from the period 2005 to 20081 shows that 11 percent of Americans ages 12 and older take antidepressant me... Read more

Birth Defects Caused by Paxil

Doctors prescribe a wide range of different medicines to treat the symptoms of depression. These antidepressants1 change the way in which the brain functions by balancing the production of natural che... Read more

Psychological Effects of Paxil

Paxil® has been a widely used antidepressant for decades. With more than 18 million prescriptions filled annually, Paxil was one of the top five antidepressants prescribed by American doctors in 2007.... Read more

Paxil and Pregnant Women

Paxil®, a psychiatric medication also known as paroxetine, has been linked to severe pregnancy complications such as miscarriages, fetal heart malformations, and premature births. Because of these iss... Read more

Paxil Recalls

Although a class action lawsuit is currently in progress in Canada against the manufacturer of Paxil®, GlaxoSmithKline, the drug is still on the market. No medical recalls of Paxil have been ordered i... Read more

Finding an Attorney

If you have suffered side effects from selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) or had a baby born with birth defects due to the use of SSRIs, finding the right lawyer can help determine whethe... Read more

SSRI FAQ

If you or a loved one is taking selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) for depression or other health issues, you probably have questions about their controversial side effects. Here are some... Read more

Effexor Class Action Lawsuits

Effexor®, a serotonin norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI), was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1993.1 Even after FDA warnings in 2006, Effexor was one of the most presc... Read more

SSRI Birth Defects and Pregnancy

The antidepressants known as SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) include popular medications like Prozac® (fluoxetine), Paxil® (paroxetine), Zoloft® (sertraline), Celexa® (citalopram), and... Read more

Prozac Birth Defect Litigation

Prozac® has long been considered the hallmark of modern psychiatric medication. Since 1987, it has been seen as a wonder drug used to treat more than just major depression; however, with the good, the... Read more

Why You Need an Attorney

Antidepressants are not a cure for depression, but can be effective in reducing its symptoms by adjusting the chemical balance in the brain. Different classes of antidepressant achieve this in slightl... Read more

SSRI Children

Major depression is a serious condition that affects 5 percent of adolescents.1 For young people, depression can affect every aspect of their lives: home, community, and school. In the past decade, an... Read more

Filing a Lawsuit

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are antidepressant medications prescribed for a number of mental health disorders and sold under a number of brand names.1 Several recent lawsuits have ... Read more

Luvox: Food and Alcohol Interactions

Luvox® (fluvoxamine) is an antidepressant medication used to treat conditions like obsessive-compulsive disorder, depression and anxiety. While it has been shown to have numerous drug interactions,1 t... Read more

SSRI Controversy

Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Effexor, and other SSRIs (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors) collectively have been prescribed for decades to help children and adults deal with various conditions, includ... Read more

Lexapro Risks and Side Effects

Depression is a common and serious medical condition. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,1 depression affects around 1 in 10 American adults. Depression is a mental illness th... Read more

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