Monday, August 22, 2005


A COMMONLY used anti-depressant may actually make sufferers suicidal, according to scientists in a study published today.

Researchers analysed the results of 16 trials involving adults taking the drug paroxetine, mostly sold under the brand name Seroxat. In Scotland, more than 325,000 prescriptions were written for paroxetine in the year to March 2004.

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