Medically prescribed for – Paxil is prescribed for the treatment of panic attacks, social anxiety disorder, depression, obsessive-compulsive disorders and post-traumatic stress disorders.
Adverse reactions experienced – Some patients taking Paxil have experienced nausea, constipation, drowsiness, weakness, dizziness, anxiety, insomnia and tremors. There have been some reports linking Paxil to an increased likelihood of violent behavior and suicidal tendencies.
Status of drug – The Federal Drug Administration has recognized the link between suicidal tendencies, a chance of increased depression and the drug. The FDA, in conjunction with Paxil’s manufacturer, has issued a strong warning on the drug packages detailing some of the more serious adverse reactions.
See your doctor if you have experienced serious health problems after taking Paxil. You may also wish to contact an experienced products liability attorney who can help you protect your legal rights and get compensation for your injuries.