Anti-depressant Paroxetine Linked to Breast Cancer Deaths

February 9, 2010 /EIN PRESSWIRE/ Researchers at the University of Toronto have found that breast cancer patients taking the anti-depressant paroxetine at the same as tamoxifen, a drug for breast cancer recovery, are more likely to die from the disease.

According to the Mail Online, paroxetine, sold under the brand names Paxil and Seroxat, interferes with the effects of tamoxifen.

A spokesman for GlaxoSmithKline, the maker of the Paxil and Seroxat, said the company had updated warnings on the labels of the drugs in 2008.

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