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GlaxoSmithKline to Face Class Action Over Antidepressant Used on Children

Bianca Hall, Legal Affairs Reporter for The Age, 11 March 2016Lawsuit red button on keyboard.A Sydney law firm has launched a class action on behalf of people who as children and adolescents were prescribed the anti-depressant drug Paroxetine.

Drayton Sher Lawyers has called for expressions of interest from people who were prescribed the drug, commonly known as Aropax in Australia, when they were 18 or younger.

Solicitor Tony Nikolic said hundreds of people had indicated they would join the class action, which he expects to file in the Federal Court at the end of May.

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