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doc05 Donating Member (40 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-27-05 09:13 AM
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66. Hypothetically
Hypothetically, let's say that the Prozac was responsible for this kid's actions (a point I don't concede, but for the sake of argument). If you banned "all psychotropes, including Prozac" tomorrow, the net loss of life from people committing suicide from unmedicated depression/mood disorders would outweigh by a mile the loss of life from horror stories like this.

Prozac is a medication. Medications have side effects. A given percentage of people will predictably have side effects, some serious, when distributed en masse.

Do you feel that birth control pills are very bad? After all, it's an elective medication for the vast majority of women who take them, and they have some pretty serious side effects (some potentially lethal) that go along with them.
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