September 14, 2009
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Paroxetine (trade name Paxil) is an antidepressant drug in the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor class. It was first marketed in 1992 by the company now known as GlaxoSmithKline. It has some significant side effects, and its sales have dropped off in recent years. A recent report describes a modification of paroxetine to prevent the inactivation of a liver enzyme.

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