Re: SSRIs and sudden grief

From: KPJ (
Date: Mon May 15 2000 - 09:24:59 MDT

It appears as if James Wilson <> wrote:
|Is paroxetine chemically related to any of the major tranquilizers
|e.g. chlorpromazine (I noticed the fluorophenyl piperidine) and that
|where the disturbing side effects come from? The older SSRI's have
|side effects (cholinergic, weight gain) but generally they didn't seem
|"disturbing" (no tardive diskinesia type as opposed to the major

I don't about the chemical relation, if any, with chloropromazine,
but I feel, after a fast peek at the chemical structures of the two,

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that they don't look very related to me.

I did not experience any "disturbing" side effects, just the ones expected,
such as dryness of the mouth.

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