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GSK Paxil CR Ad Medicalizes "Ordinary" Anxiety, FDA Says

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Executive Summary

TV ads "broaden" use of the antidepressant beyond social anxiety disorder and into attributes that "do not generally require psychopharmacological treatment," FDA ad division letter says. Risk information is minimized by distractions and failure to note contraindications, FDA says.

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