whether paroxetine (Paxil) increases the risk of birth defects

Women will be asking whether paroxetine (Paxil) increases the risk of birth defects.

This is based on a new study that suggests paroxetine exposure during the first trimester increases the risk of birth defects... compared to other antidepressants.

This is a surprise. Most studies have NOT found an increased risk of birth defects in women taking SSRIs.

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