TITLE

Addicted to anti-depressants?

AUTHOR(S)
Fried, Stephen
PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Glamour;Apr2003, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p178
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the controversy over the side effects of Paxil, a top-selling antidepressant from GlaxoSmithKline PLC. Difficulties that some women users have had in trying to quit using the drug; Lawsuit filed against the firm in connection with the drug; Impact of Paxil and other selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors on the treatment of depression; Empirical evidence on the Paxil discontinuation syndrome and the reasons for it. INSET: Don't take any drug until you read this!.
ACCESSION #
9390413

 

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