How Prozac Turned Depression Medication into a Cultural Phenomenon
- Sarah Gross
It was called the “wonder drug that works wonder” and Prozac lived up to its billing. It provided a new way of treating depression, gained celebrity status, and eventually extended the promise of changing lives – whether you were depressed or not. It also ushered in a revolution in marketing that can be seen today in everything from Prilosec to Viagra.
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