using Paxil during pregnancy

Health Canada will issue another caution about using Paxil during pregnancy.

More analysis of recent studies suggests that paroxetine exposure during early pregnancy increases the risk of heart defects.

In the U.S., the FDA will move paroxetine (Paxil, etc) from pregnancy category C to D.

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