1. Antidepressant Paxil Is Unsafe for Teenagers, New Analysis Says, By Benedict Carey
The New York Times
Fourteen years ago, a leading drug maker published a study showing that the antidepressant Paxil was safe and effective for teenagers. On Wednesday, a major medical journal posted a new analysis of the same data concluding that the opposite is true…
3.Antidepressant paroxetine tips young people into suicide: study, by John Ross
An Australian-led study of a popular antidepressant has shown that it can tip young people into suicide. In a rare re-analysis of a controversial clinical trial, the researchers found that the drug paroxetine — touted in 2001 as safe and effective for teenagers — was neither.
4. Seroxat study under-reported harmful effects on young people, say scientists | Science, by Sarah Boseley
Experts who re-analysed data say study is still referred to in medical literature and needs to be retracted. An influential study which claimed that an antidepressant drug was safe for children and adolescents failed to report the true numbers of young people who thought of killing themselves while on it, re-analysis of the trial has found. Study 329, into the effects of GlaxoSmithKline’s drug paroxetine on under-18s, was published in 2001 and later found to be flawed.