Side Effects Of Paxil That May Give You Grounds For A Lawsuit

Nov 30 08:44 2010 Shauna Ruppert Print This Article

A booming industry has arisen in the legal world involving creating large lawsuits against the makers of pharmaceutical products when those products are found to have harmful side effects. Many people have their health seriously affected as a result of the side effects of pharmaceuticals that they were prescribed for another condition. Previous to these types of lawsuits,Guest Posting they were unfortunately left to try and deal as best they could with their decreased health and quality of life caused by the drugs. Now, if someone takes Paxil, for instance, and suffers serious Paxil side effects, they have some legal recourse to try and receive some compensation for the harm which has been done to them by the drug.

There are many types of side effects which are linked to this drug, any of which could potentially be grounds for a Paxil lawsuit depending upon the particulars of the case. The first of these is the withdrawal syndrome which can happen when a patient stops taking the drug. Paxil is classified as an SSRI, and most drugs in this class have been known to cause withdrawal of some type or another when patients stop taking them. The problem with Paxil, is that it was specifically advertised as not being habit forming, and yet the withdrawal symptoms have in actuality emerged as some of the worst in the entire class of drugs. That is why this type of side effect can be grounds for legal action.

The second primary class of legally actionable side effects is that of the pregnancy related side effects. If you've had a child who was born with a congenital birth defect, had a child born with any other birth defect, or suffered a spontaneous miscarriage, then you should seek out the advice of a Paxil attorney. Studies have shown that there is a high incidence of these types of side effects as well, and cases involving such will certainly be included in the larger cases against the manufactures of Paxil moving forward.

There are a number of other secondary side effects which can be caused by Paxil. These include widening of the blood vessels, heart rhythm irregularities, chest pains, liver problems, high blood pressure, and a host of psychological symptoms. If you have experienced any of these side effects it is also recommended that you speak to an attorney who is familiar with the ins and outs of the case. represents Paxil victims nationwide. Paxil victims have suffered from a wide range of health problems including birth defects, septal heart defects, suicidal tendency, high blood pressure, muscle disease and more. If you are a Paxil victim don’t suffer in silence. Our Paxil attorney will help you get the compensation you deserve. For a free case evaluation call 1-800-940-0166 or fill out a Paxil lawsuit consultation form at

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