Don't Break A Leg!

From the pharmaceutical databases, it's been determined that anti-depressants are the 3rd most commonly prescribed drug.

Certain anti-depressants - selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) such as paroxetine has also been recommended for treatment of hot flashes and night sweats. Paroxetine is the generic name. Brand names for paroxetine include Paxil, Brisdelle.

Recent reports show that those taking paroxetine for non-psychiatric reasons having a higher risk for bone fractures. Confusing!? If this applies to you, consult with your doctor

Sharan Abdul-Rahman, MD

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We are all recovering from the impact of the Coronavirus. One thing that should be clear to us all, is that nothing else matters when one's health is on the line. If you are struggling with a GYN issue, don't let lack of funds keep you from getting help.