Thursday, December 15, 2005

You have to be very careful giving meds to pregnant women. Like this:
The Food and Drug Administration has warned pregnant women and their doctors away from the anti-depressant Paxil because of an increased risk of heart defects in newborns.

With the warning, the agency for the first time placed a popular anti-depressant — one in the same drug class as Prozac and Zoloft — into its second-highest category for risk of birth defects.