Singing the Prozac blues

Brink, Susan
November 1993
U.S. News & World Report;11/8/93, Vol. 115 Issue 18, p76
Focuses on the antidepressant Prozac and the drug's reputation which has gone through wild mood swings. Prozac was the first of a radically new class of antidepressants called selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitors (SSRI); The advantage over earlier classes called tricyclics; Underestimated or missed side effects; Serotonin syndrome; The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research (AHCPR) release of depression guidelines. INSETS: Inside the black bag.;A quick guide to depression..


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