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Re: Paxil Withdrawal Lawsuit in California blackjack

Posted by Diane J. on May 25, 2001, at 18:33:51

In reply to Re: Paxil Withdrawal Lawsuit in California , posted by blackjack on May 24, 2001, at 21:55:22

I wholeheartedly agree with you, blackjack. I used to take Paxil (I was once at 40mg), and I withdrew from it easily.

Now, as for Effexor, that's another story!

> Y'know, this lawsuit would have a much better chance if they didn't keep referring to Paxil withdrawl in terms of "addiction." Paxil is not addictive. It does not produce a craving for more Paxil. It does not cause people to seek out the drug despite negative consequences. It doesn't produce a tolerence. It just has a withdrawl syndrome. While most addictive drugs have withrawl symptoms, simply having withdrawl symptoms does not make a drug addictive.
>
> This suit's merits would be much stronger if it focussed on the possibility that SKB failed to accurately report negative side effects when they became aware of them. By talking about Paxil like it was Morphine, they are undermining their own case.


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