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Paxil during pregnancy and heart problems

Paxil paroxetine Seroxat birth defects cardiac

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#1 patrickhahn



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Posted 15 April 2017 - 06:02 AM

If you or a loved one gave birth to a child with a heart defect after taking Paxil (paroxetine, Seroxat) while pregnant, email me and we''ll talk. I am a free-lance writer specializing in medical harm. My email address is patrickhahn (at) hotmail.com. 

I have never taken psychiatric medicines. I am a freelance writer specializing in medical harm.



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Posted 19 April 2017 - 09:41 AM

Patrick, this is a very important topic; thank you for addressing it. 


Please let us know if you need any information on other aspects of Paxil iatrogenic harm. I would be happy to help out. 

Long story short: After 18 years on Paxil, "tapered" in July 2015 from 20 to 10 to 5 mg in a month, at doctor's advice. = Essentially a cold-turkey.

*Current*: March: 0.82 mg Paxil. Jan 1:  .88 mg, baby!! ‚Ķ. August 31: Less than 1mg Paxil! ... July 30: 1 mg Paxil! ! ! And 100 mg Zoloft unfortunately!!  


On Paxil since 1996--anxiety & depression likely caused by (then-undiagnosed) under-eating / eating disorder. 

Rapid "taper" July 2015 and started Zoloft as a "cross-taper". Feb 2016: Found SA!! As of June 2016: Doing 2% cuts (Brassmonkey Slide!). 

Now: fish oil, magnesium; protein; exercise; healthy fats; acupuncture, meditation, & a new doctor.  I am in recovery from an eating disorder!!!  ***Have you had a sleep study?***    *Feel free to message me if I don't respond to a forum thread.* 

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