Warning on Paxil - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

9/28/05

Warning on Paxil

A new warning about the popular anti-depressant Paxil. Federal regulators are warning now that the drug may be associated with birth defects.

The FDA says a new study has found that Paxil when taken during the first trimester of pregnancy led to an increased number of babies born with birth defects. The drug is already considered a 'category c' drug for pregnant women, meaning it hasn't been studied extensively yet to determine the effects on pregnancy.

Now, they know, and the warning is clear, don't take Paxil if you're pregnant. Paxil is made by Glaxosmithkline.

Powered by WorldNow

5600 Avenue A
Lubbock, TX. 79404

FCC Public File
publicfile@kcbd.com
806-744-1414
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KCBD. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.