NOT using Paxil to treat depression in children or teenagers

The FDA now recommends NOT using Paxil to treat depression in children or teenagers.

The concern is that it MIGHT increase the risk of suicidal behavior. Plus, Paxil has not been shown to be effective for kids under 18.

Watch for children or teenagers getting Paxil (paroxetine) for depression.  Suggest Prozac (fluoxetine) instead...it's the only SSRI approved for depression in kids.

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