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Prozac's critics hurt mentally ill

Title: Prozac's critics hurt mentally ill
Date: Tuesday, 11 June 1991
Publisher: USA Today
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Prozac, a commonly prescribed anti-depression drug made by Eli Lilly and Co., has been under attack from the Church of Scientology and lawyers who have developed the so-called "Prozac defense" — blaming the drug for their clients behavior. They and some former users charge that the drug causes bizarre mental side effects and can lead to suicide. ''Mitchell Daniels, Eli Lilly's vice president for corporate affairs, defended the drug and attacked the attackers Monday in a meeting with USA Today's editorial ... [Read the rest at]