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Depression Drug Paxil Linked to Hydrocephalus

Hydrocephalus is commonly known as “water on the brain.” This birth defect can occur during development when cerebrospinal fluid builds and the pressure inside the skull increases. This serious birth defect may result in death, convulsions and mental disabilities. Recent studies have linked this devastating medical condition to the prescription drug Paxil.