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Paxil Birth Defect Dallas Attorney Update

In 2005, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned doctors about a study showing that babies born to women who took Paxil during the first trimester of pregnancy had a higher rate of major birth defects. The study, which involved 3,500 pregnant women, showed that those on Paxil were twice as likely to have a child with defects than women on other antidepressants.

The FDA put out a statement warning that “[h]ealthcare professionals are advised to carefully weigh the potential risks and benefits of using [Paxil] in women during pregnancy and to discuss these findings as well as treatment alternatives with their patients.”

At least 600 cases have been filed alleging that Paxil is responsible for congenital birth defects. GSK has also paid approximately $1 billion in settlements of Paxil-related cases not involving birth defects.

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If you or a family member has been personally injured because of the fault of someone else: by the use of dangerous and defective drugs, bad products, or toxic injury etc then please contact the Dallas Texas Paxil Birth Defect Attorney Dr. Shezad Malik. For a no obligation, free case analysis, please call 214-390-3189 or Contact Me Online.

The Dr. Shezad Malik Law Firm is currently evaluating and accepting Paxil Birth Defect side effect cases.

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