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Brisdelle (a Paxil imitator) for Menopausal Hot Flushes

  Majid Ali, M.D. Paxil for Menopausal Hot Flashes. Really! Majid Ali, M.D. To my great surprise, in early 2014, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Paxil by another name (Brisdelle, a brand of paroxetine) for treating hot flushes associated with menopause. What did not surprise me about this was that this approval was strongly opposed by FDA’ own advisory

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