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Prozac Affects Babies, Sexual Function, Report Says
By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent
Tue Apr 27, 2004 05:18 PM ET
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - One of the most popular antidepressants, best known by the brand name Prozac, can affect the development of babies when pregnant women take the drug, according to a government report released on Tuesday.
Normal doses can cause babies to be born lighter and sleepier than normal, or make them jittery or cause respiratory problems, the panel appointed by the National Toxicology Program said.