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Paxil, Bad - Examining Medicine
Excerpted from Disrupted Physician, a blog on life-wrecking rehabilitation programs for doctors in several US states. Lucrative for those who run them and about as health-enhancing as a stint in Sing-Sing, these programs drive some doctors to end their careers or their lives. This doctor’s troubles began with paroxetine. Original is here. This whole lack of accountability and oversight within the PHP’s makes me sick. I was sent to PHP for evaluation and suspicion of drug abuse by my employer hospital. I was only suffering from side effects of Paxil causing a SSRI Discontinuation Syndrome. The diagnosis was completely missed because the