FDA: Paxil is for adults only, risk of suicide in children

  1. From Phila. Inquirer:

    The concern is that the antidepressant can increase the risk of suicide in children.
    No one under age 18 should be prescribed the drug Paxil for major depression because the adult anti-depressant may increase a child's risk of suicide, the government said last week.
    ( By Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press, 06/23/2003 03:01 AM EDT)

    http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/l...th/6148614.htm
    •  
  2. Visit NRSKarenRN profile page

    About NRSKarenRN, BSN, RN Moderator

    Joined: Oct '00; Posts: 27,462; Likes: 13,677
    Utilization Review, prior Intake Mgr Home Care; from PA , US
    Specialty: 40 year(s) of experience in Home Care, Vents, Telemetry, Home infusion


close