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Paxil Suicide Case Allowed To Proceed

Posted by Frank Spector | Sep 05, 2008 | 0 Comments

A federal judge has ruled to allow a lawsuit filed by the family of a teenager who committed suicide after taking the antidepressant drug Paxil. The judge found that the lawsuit was not pre-empted by Food and Drug Administration rules governing the drug at the time of the 2002 suicide. Rather, the judge found a jury must decide whether the drug manufacturer had information indicating that the drug could increase the risk of suicidality in teens and adolescents.

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