CBS Evening News for Friday, Sep 20, 1991
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(Washington: Jacqueline Adams) Pros and cons of anti-depressant drug Prozac featured; Prozac users' relatives' testimony before FDA (Food and Drug Administration) officials shown. [Sally BARRETT, Tucker MONEYMAKER, Robin SCHOTT - relate violent episodes which they believe were caused by Prozac.] Low rate of adverse reactions to Prozac reported. [Cornell University Dr. Peter STOKES, National Institute of Mental Health Dr. William PORTER, Eli Lilly Dr. Robert ZERBE - defend Prozac.] "British Medical Journal" study on Prozac, FDA's refusal to remove Prozac from the market or rewrite its warning label and need for doctors to provide more thorough care when prescribing Prozac mentioned.
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