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  • A trademark used for the drug paroxetine.

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  • proper n. The antidepressant drug paroxetine.

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  • n. a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Paxil)

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Examples

  • Generic paroxetine (Paxil is the more expensive brand).

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  • How big a lunatic do you have to be, to watch two giant airlines packed with jet fuel slam into buildings on live TV, igniting a massive inferno that burned for two hours, and then think, well, if you believe that was the cause … stop asking me to raise this ridiculous topic on the show and start asking your doctor if Paxil is right for you.

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  • Not sure about Valium, but Paxil is sold over the counter, no prescription needed.

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  • The study found that the most widely used of these, paroxetine (brand name Paxil), could cause one extra death from breast cancer for every seven women treated, assuming women took it for the whole time they were taking tamoxifen.

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  • The memo went on: “It would be commercially unacceptable to include a statement that efficacy had not been demonstrated, as this would undermine the profile of paroxetine aka Paxil.”

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  • The study found that the most widely used of these, paroxetine brand name Paxil, could cause one extra death from breast cancer for every seven women treated, assuming women took it for the whole time they were taking tamoxifen.

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  • One only has to trawl through the archives to see why Glaxosmithkline wanted the site permanently removed from prying eyes ... it was of course to protect the drug Seroxat (known as Paxil in the USA) and to also protect those who gave it a clean bill of health, agencies such as the MHRA (UK) and the FDA (USA).

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  • All persons or entities who purchased and/or paid for paroxetine under the trade name Paxil, Paxil CR and/or Paxil Oral Suspension in the states of California, Florida, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Washington for consumption by a minor.

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  • ~ Antidepressant, counseling may help hypochondriacs -- "Cognitive behavior therapy and treatment with the antidepressant paroxetine, better known as Paxil or Seroxat, may both be effective short-term treatments for people with an excessive concern about illness, according to Dutch researchers."

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  • She -- this doctor quickly issued a prescription for the medication called Paxil, and so this takes me to my two-part question.

    CNN Transcript Aug 31, 2003

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