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Paxil May Be Good for Heart

Fibro Daily October 4, 2012

The popular anti-depressant Paxil is often prescribed in the treatment of fibromyalgia. Now, a new study shows that Paxil may also help prevent heart failure.

According to researchers, Paxil inhibits a G protein-coupled receptor called kinase 2 (GRK2), which increases in heart failure.

Off-target affects often come about from drugs, but this discovery is one of a kind. And it is a discovery that almost didn’t happen.

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