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Use of SSRIs During Pregnancy Linked to Autism and Developmental Delay

Use of SSRIs During Pregnancy Linked to Autism and Developmental Delay April 17, 2014. By Lucy Campbell.
San Francisco, CA: According to results just published in the online edition of Pediatrics, prenatal use of the class of antidepressant medications known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) can cause autism.
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SSRI Pushers under Fire

SSRI Pushers under Fire January 6, 2009. By Evelyn Pringle.
Washington, DC Throughout the 1990's, most doctors who attended conferences, medical seminars and other events were not aware that the so-called "key opinion leaders" encouraging them to prescribe the new generation of antidepressants for everything under the sun, including to children as young as infants, were nothing more than highly paid drug pushers for Big Pharma.
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Lawmakers Catch Glaxo Hiding Paxil Suicide Risks - Again (Part II)

Lawmakers Catch Glaxo Hiding Paxil Suicide Risks - Again  (Part II) February 13, 2008. By Evelyn Pringle.
Washington, DC Apparently, GlaxoSmithKline is still trying to hide damaging information about Paxil, because 9 pages of a report released from under a court order last month, are not available to the public. However, Senator Charles Grassley has instructed Glaxo to provide him with the full report by February 14, 2008.
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Lawmakers Catch Glaxo Hiding Paxil Suicide Risks - Again (Part I)

Lawmakers Catch Glaxo Hiding Paxil Suicide Risks - Again (Part I) February 12, 2008. By Evelyn Pringle.
Washington, DC GlaxoSmithKline recently received greetings from a Congressional Committee, asking the company to explain the findings in a report unsealed last month in a lawsuit which shows that Glaxo knew as early as 1989 that Paxil increased the risk of suicidal behavior in patients by more than 8-fold compared to patients who received a placebo.
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FDA Wakes Up: Now Requires Drug Makers to Test for Suicide

FDA Wakes Up: Now Requires Drug Makers to Test for Suicide January 24, 2008. By Gordon Gibb.
Washington, DC: Although there is no direct reference to Chantix, the smoking cessation drug that has been the center of much recent concern regarding suicidal thoughts, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has just announced a policy that requires drug manufacturers to study the potential for suicidal tendencies during clinical trials.
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