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Drug company knew of Prozac's risks since 1980's

Documents from an anonymous source indicate Prozac's manufacturer, Eli Lilly & Co., was aware of the &to=' target=_blank>drug 's potential side-effects in the 1980s, the British Medical Journal said in its Jan. 1 issue.

The lawsuit alleged the company knew for years that an increase in violence can be one of the side-effects of Prozac.

Eli Lilly won the case, but later said it had settled with plaintiffs during the trial.