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

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It was concluded that stable paroxetine orodispersible films can be made by solvent casting technique with ultrafast dissolution rate.
Previous studies have linked paroxetine's inhibition of nitric oxide synthase (NOS) with its propensity to cause ED [4, 5].
When Stewart died, the labels for paroxetine and similar antidepressant drugs warned that they were associated with suicide in patients under the age of 24.
The recall covers Paroxetine extended-release tablets in the strength of 12.5 mg, manufactured by Lupin at its Pithampur plant in Madhya Pradesh.
It showed a significant body weight gain after chronic treatment with paroxetine from day 35 to day 42 after the CUS, whereas HJDT had no effect on it, compared to the CUS depression group.
On the basis of these findings, it was interesting to determine the influence of antidepressant drug, Paroxetine, on the proliferation and differentiation of human adipose-derived stem cells into neural lineage.
Investigators performed a meta-analysis of all trials (14 RCTs; 2490 patients, total) that used the same standardized symptom severity score (the Children's Depression Rating Scale--Revised [CDRS-R], range 17 to 113 points) to evaluate the following medications: fluoxetine, sertraline, escitalopram, citalopram, paroxetine, venlafaxine, and mirtazapine.
Method: Power lab (USA) was used for recording the contractions of ileal smooth muscle of rabbits in response to acetylcholine, serotonin and paroxetine.
"In this case, when independent generic entry eventually took place at the end of 2003, average paroxetine prices dropped by over 70% in two years."
The researchers found that pretreatment with amycenone (200 mg/kg) lessened the LPS-induced TNF-a increase to about the same level that paroxetine did.
Paroxetine is not a safe or effective drug for adolescent major depressive disorder, according to a re analysis of data from a prominent and controversial trial.
The periconceptional use of some selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) appears to have no impact on the development of birth defects, but some birth defects occur more frequently among infants of women treated with paroxetine or fluoxetine early in pregnancy, results from a Bayesian analysis demonstrated.
[8] Clinically it has been shown to be effective in both the short-term and long-term treatment of adults with major depressive disorder (MDD), [9] comparable in efficacy to selective 5-HT reuptake inhibitors such as fluoxetine, paroxetine, citalopram, and sertralin.