Unfavourable results from medical trials are being withheld, MPs warn
Practice skews information available to doctors because trials that show new drugs in best light are more likely to be publishedDrug companies and medical researchers are putting patients' lives in danger by failing to publish unfavourable results from clinical trials, MPs have warned.The lack of transparency means many trials are not registered before they are done, while results are held as private documents that cannot be scrutinised by patients or independent experts.The practice skews the information that is available to doctors because trials that show new experimental drugs in the best light are more likely to be pu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 17, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Ian Sample Tags: The Guardian Drugs Politics UK news Editorial Science Source Type: news

GSK Pays $45 Million to Settle Drugs (incl. Paxil) Litigation with...
On July 26, the Office of the Attorney General, State of Louisiana announced that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) will pay $45 million to settle Louisiana lawsuits on Medicaid fraud and deceptive marketing...(PRWeb September 03, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/9/prweb11081312.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - September 3, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Tapering Off Paxil
Little_lady01 writes: I am just wanting to know if there is anyone who has tapered off Paxil successfully? How long were you on the medication? What was the dose? I suffer from anxiety/depression that seems to stem around my periods and menstrual cycle, more like PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder). Also, this only seems to effect me in the winter months. The way that I have worked this out is by keeping an on/off diary through the years. I am currently tapering off Paxil, or Aropax as its called here.  I have been on the drug for approx 4 years and have been up to 40 mg and for the past year I have been ...
Source: About.com Depression - August 31, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome
SSRI discontinuation syndrome is a danger when you reduce the dosage of or stop taking an SSRI antidepressant such as Paxil or Lexapro. Here are some practical tips for tapering off antidepressants that cannot safely be stopped all at once. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - July 28, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

Brisdelle (Paroxetine Capsules 7.5 mg) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - July 12, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Paxil / Paroxetine Side Effects
Paxil - generic paroxetine - is an SSRI medication sometimes prescribed in the treatment of bipolar disorder and other mental illnesses. Possible Paxil and paroxetine side effects include headache, sexual problems, increased sweating and trembling or shaking. (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - July 12, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

First FDA-Approved Nonhormonal Drug for Hot FlashesFirst FDA-Approved Nonhormonal Drug for Hot Flashes
Andrew Kaunitz discusses paroxetine mesylate, the first approved nonhormonal option for treating vasomotor symptoms. Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

"Brisdelle", First Non-Hormonal Treatment For Hot Flashes Approved By FDA
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has just approved the drug "Brisdelle" (paroxetine) for the treatment of hot flashes due to menopause. This is the first non-hormonal treatment to be approved by the FDA for hot flashes associated with menopause. Brisdelle contains the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor paroxetine mesylate, making it unique from all other FDA-approved treatment for hot flashes which contain the hormones estrogen or progestin. Around 75 percent of women experience hot flashes when they enter menopause, some women may suffer from it for years... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 30, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Menopause Source Type: news

Brisdelle Okayed as First Nonhormonal Rx for Hot FlashesBrisdelle Okayed as First Nonhormonal Rx for Hot Flashes
In approving the low-dose version of paroxetine, the FDA has acted against the recommendation of an agency advisory committee to reject the drug because it is not worth the risks. FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - June 28, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health News Alert Source Type: news

FDA approves the first non-hormonal treatment for hot flashes associated with menopause
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Brisdelle (paroxetine) to treat moderate to severe hot flashes (vasomotor symptoms) associated with menopause. Brisdelle, which contains the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor paroxetine mesylate, is currently the only non-hormonal treatment for hot flashes approved by the FDA. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - June 28, 2013 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Paxil Drug Information (Generic Paroxetine)
Paxil (generic paroxetine hydrochloride) is an antidepressant medication that may be prescribed for the bipolar depression, major depressive disorder, social anxiety disorder, panic disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). (Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder)
Source: About.com Bipolar Disorder - June 23, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: bipolar.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news

New Study Links Antidepressants (incl. Paxil) to Birth Defects: Now,...
A new study published online on June 12, in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry, reveals that paroxetine (Paxil) is linked to birth defects and it should be avoided in the first...(PRWeb June 20, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10850387.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 21, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

The future of robotics: in a transhuman world, the disabled will be the ones without prosthetic limbs
Bertolt Meyer's amazing bionic hand controlled by an iPhone app is a glimpse of the advances being made in prosthetics. But in years to come, will everyone want one?Bertolt Meyer is used to being viewed as not fully human. Born with a stump where his left hand should have been, he spent his childhood wearing a hook connected to an elaborate pulley and harness. "To open the hook and grasp things I had to flex my shoulders like this," he says, striking a he-man pose. "The harness was very uncomfortable. To stop it chafing my skin, I had to wear a shirt underneath it at all times. I was always sweating."Even when, at the age ...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 15, 2013 Category: Science Authors: Mark Honigsbaum Tags: Robots Sport Disability sport Society FutureFest Drugs in sport Technology Editorial The Observer Science Source Type: news

paroxetine, Paxil, Paxil CR, Pexeva
Title: paroxetine, Paxil, Paxil CR, PexevaCategory: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/7/2013 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 7, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Paxil approved for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Paxil (paroxetine) is an antidepressant medication in the same class as Prozac and Zoloft. It is also used to treat generalized anxiety disorder. (Source: About.com Mental Health)
Source: About.com Mental Health - June 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Authors: mentalhealth.guide at about.com Tags: health Source Type: news