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A trademark for the hydrochloride salt of the drug paroxetine.
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Noun1.Paxil - a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Paxil)
selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor, SSRI - an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of serotonin so that more serotonin is available to act on receptors in the brain
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Dolin alleges that GSK's negligent omissions in the drug label for Paxil caused her husband's death.
Wendy Dolin soon became convinced that the drug her husband had started taking five days before his death - paroxetine, the generic form of Paxil - played a role in his suicide by triggering a side effect called akathisia, a state of acute physical and psychological agitation.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 11, 2016-Lannett introduces generic Paxil tablets in US market
"All medications that are approved for treating depression, including Paxil and Pexeva, have a boxed warning about an increased risk of suicide in children and young adults.
As part of the settlement, the pharmaceutical company is admitting to promoting the drugs Paxil and Wellbutrin for off-label uses and failing to report safety data about Avandia to the Food and Drug Administration.
regulators and illegally promoted Paxil for adolescents and children.
The company pleaded guilty to two counts of introducing misbranded antidepressant drugs Paxil and Wellbutrin and one charge of failing to report safety data about the diabetes drug Avandia to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Brands/options Citalopram (Celexa), escitalopram (Lexapro), fluoxetine (Prozac, Prozac Weekly), paroxetine (Paxil, Paxil CR), sertraline (Zoloft).
M2 PHARMA-September 22, 2010-Mylan gets temporary restraining order against GSK, Apotex prohibiting supply, sale, importing of generic Paxil CR(C)2010 M2 COMMUNICATIONS
Glaxo Plans Huge Liability Charge on Avandia, Paxil. GlaxoSmithKline Plc (Brentford U.K.) said last week it would take a second-quarter charge of $2.36 billion related to legal cases involving its drugs Avandia and Paxil.
A new study suggests that the antidepressant paroxetine, or Paxil, fights depression more effectively when it first modifies two personality traits.
In the late 1990s, GlaxoSmithKline wanted to bring its blockbuster antidepressant Paxil to Japan, where a dour national temperament, a high suicide rate, and ongoing economic troubles seemed to make for a perfect market.