Millions of Americans are on it to treat everything from serious depression to shyness, obesity, PMS, and back pain. They've been told it has few, or no, side effects. But what is the dark side of Prozac? Has the FDA told you everything it knows about the drug's potentially dangerous side effects? What essential facts must you have if you are already taking Prozac, or are considering taking it? Find out:
-What Prozac's label won't tell you
-The truth about serious and life-threatening reactions
-Cases of sexual dysfunction from Prozac, particularly in men
-If Prozac can lead to violence, murder, or suicide
-The panic and anxiety Prozac can cause-not cure
-What Prozac has in common with cocaine and amphetamines
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Are you one of the thousands of Americans "listening to Prozac"? Chances are you at least know someone who is. It's time to take a closer look at this supposedly "safe" drug. Peter Breggin picks through the studies used to justify Prozac's safety, often uncovering flaws and shoddy science. He details the FDA approval process, including who on the panel was paid by whom. The key players and the details will surprise you.About the Author:
Peter R. Breggin, M.D., is a leading medical critic of biological psychiatry. He is a psychiatrist in private practice, Director of the Center for the Study of Psychiatry, and author of Toxic Psychiatry and The War Against Children.
Ginger Ross Breggin is Director of Research and Public Education for the Center for the Study of Psychiatry and coauthor (with Peter Breggin) of The War Against Children. They live in Bethesda, Maryland.
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