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As with all antidepressants, there may be an increased risk of suicidal behavior when taking Paxil. In a clinical study that looked at antidepressants (such as Paxil), about 4 percent of children and teens taking an antidepressant had suicidal thoughts or behavior, compared to 2 percent in children and teens who were not taking an antidepressant.
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