Antidepressants, including selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Paxil, are currently facing countless legal claims. Patients are stating that the manufacturers of Paxil, and similar drugs, neglected to provide proper warnings to patients regarding the risks of taking them while pregnant.
Paxil is an SSRI approved for the treatment of major depressive disorder in adults, and adolescents over 12, adults with mental disorders, as well as generalized anxiety disorder in adults only. This medication works to increase serotonin, a mood influencing neurotransmitter, in order to restore the chemical balance in the brain. Paxil is designed to improve generalized anxiety disorder...Read More
Many more patients have filed lawsuits against Paxil, and hundreds have been filed against other SSRIs. The manufacturers of these drugs have failed to warn doctors and patients of the dangerous side effects of using them while pregnant. Those who have had children born with defects resulting from SSRI use deserve compensation for surmountable medical bills, loss of wages,...Read More
Michelle Kilker saw her doctor while she was pregnant, because she had mild anxiety and occasional panic attacks. Her doctor had prescribed Paxil, which she had taken throughout her pregnancy....Read More