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 risk of suicidal behavior. Plus, Paxil hasn't been shown to be effective for kids under 18.

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

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