GlaxoSmithKline Must Pay $2.5 Million In Paxil Case

(The Philadelphia Inquirer) GlaxoSmithKline P.L.C. must pay $2.5 million to settle a claim that its antidepressant Paxil caused severe heart defects in a 3-year-old Bensalem boy, a Philadelphia Common Pleas Court jury found yesterday. The verdict is the first in 600 cases alleging that Glaxo knew Paxil caused birth defects. . . . Full version available to subscribers.