Archive for Celexa (citalopram) – Page 3

Antidepressants: Safety warning over Britain’s most common drug
Teen accused of killing boyfriend to stand trial as an adult — (WNDU.com)
Ipswich/Needham Market: Man detained indefinitely after pushing wife to her death in lake — (Ipswich Star)
SSRI Ed note: GP gives man citalopram 1999, takes it "erraticly", becomes mentally ill. Same Rx 2011, 2 days later drowns wife, attempts suicide. Mental illnss blamed.
Boy, 13, dies from alcohol and drug overdose — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: "Intelligent and spirited boy", 13, on citalopram uses heroin, drinks, dies from combined effects.
Finding of David Penniall Inquest — (South Australia Coroner’s Court)
Celexa & Women's Libido — (Topix.com)
Citalopram and Nightmares — (Neuropsychiatry)
Out of my mind. Driven to drink — (DavidHealy.org)
Mother accused of racist tram rant 'had taken double dose of medication', court hears — (Daily Mail)
Exam woes led to popular Kingston student’s death — (Surrey Comet)
SSRI Ed note: A more likely culprit than "exam wces" in this tragedy is citalopram, never apparently suspected as a possible cause of his suicide.
'Skunk' user's sister speaks about drug after his death — (Maidenhead Advertiser)
Whistleblower Claims Forest Bribed Study's Investigator to Favor Celexa — (Bloomberg BNA)
Top 10 Drugs with Heart Side Effects —(LawyersandSettlements.com)
Anorexic doctor weighed less than 4 stone when she died — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Anorexic paediatrician takes Celexa, dies, coroner cannot find any reason for her heart stopping.
Hainault pensioner’s killer jailed for 21 years minimum — (The Ilford Recorder)
SSRI Ed note: GP ups dose of citalopram for man with suicidality, anxiety, panic attacks, Oct 15, 2010. Violent ideas start, in Feb murders stepdad. Med not suspected.
Chepstow man stabbed friend over fling claim — (South Wales Argus)
Sheffield student died after GP mum prescribed anti-depressants — (The Star)
SSRI Ed note: Medical student with anorexia prescribed citalopram by mum, dies of drug toxicity.
Lake death of wife, 73 — (Bedford Today)
Tommy Thompson killer Shaun Skelhorn was in hospital with ‘violent thoughts’ month before crime — (Liverpool Echo)
SSRI Ed note: Directionless man happy to use citalopram, quetiapine as well as cocaine, goes on and off drugs, has violent thoughts, finally stabs and kills a man. Gets life.
AG: Couple killed in murder-suicide had rocky relationship —(Concord Monitor)
Examining the Link between Obesity and Mental Illness — (nhpr)
SSRIs, Periodic Limb Movements of Sleep Linked in Children — (Family Practice News)
What's the next step in fighting depression? — (CNN Health)
FDA warns of heart risks with high doses of Celexa — (USA Today)
Celexa/Citalopram stole my husband — (PaxilProgress)
St. John’s Wort, Citalopram No Better Than Placebo for Minor Depression — (Psych Central)
Antidepressant use and risk of adverse outcomes in older people — (BMJ) / Murder-suicides in Elderly Rise — (WebMD)
SSRI Ed note: Study finds risk rises significantly with use of antidepressants, higher with SSRIs than tricyclics. Murder-suicides in elderly up as rate of A/D use rises.
Defense Attorneys Claim LI Road Rage Victim Had Drugs In His System — (CBS New York)
Woman dies from drug overdose in nursing home — (Wilkes & McHugh)
Coed at Wellesley Found Not Guilty Due to Celexa Antidepressant Use: Stabbed Boyfriend 8 times
Bob Ward murder case: Diane Ward ingested many anti-depressant drugs, defense expert says — (Orlando Sentinel)
SSRI Ed note: Wife of millionaire, on high doses of Celexa & Trazodone, dies from gunshot. Husband claims he tried to stop suicide, is convicted of murder.
Marlborough man arrested on drug charges — (MetroWest Daily News)
Military kids taking more psychiatric drugs — (Army Times)
Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others [SSRI’s among highest] — (PLoS)
Coroner calls for urgent anti-depressant inquiry after doctor blames drug for mother’s suicide — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Citalopram makes depressed woman's condition worse, doctor ups dose and she hangs herself.
Just how mentally ill was Tang? — (The Tech)
Former chief deputy coroner dozed off during DUI arrest, court documents allege — (Lewis County Sirens)
Firm with Earth City unit is settling suits over drugs tied to suicides — (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
State High Court Upholds Death Sentence For Triple Homicide At TDOT Facility — (The Chattanoogan)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, Xanax, shoots and kills his estranged wife, 2 other employees at her workplace. Gets 3 death sentences.
Case closed in March road rage murder-suicide — (Mountain Democrat)
Simon Monjack Autopsy Report: Cause of Death Oddly Similar to Wife Brittany — (Gather News)
Police collect computers, tub water, a note in alleged baby killing
Dangers of prescription drug abuse hit home – The Other Drug War — (Houston Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Addicted woman dies from effects of taking 9 prescriptions, including lorazepam, citalopram and a muscle relaxant.
Anti-depressant led to elderly couple's murder-suicide, Jackson suit claims — (The West Virginia Record)
Mum’s tragic mistake — (Oldham Evening Chronicle)
Former Safety Harbor Fire Chief William Jay Stout committed suicide, official says — (Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Retired Fire Chief is prescribed Celexa, three weeks later he commits suicide. Everyone shocked.
Jury Finds Celexa Cause of Murder-Suicide: Two Physicians Testify: Foundation Demands Action
Magnolia Reporter: McNeil mother killed two children 10 weeks apart, Columbia County lawmen allege — (Magnolia Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: Mother prescribed citalopram (Celexa) smothers first her little son, and later her baby daughter. She faces capital murder charges.
Misdiagnosis of Serotonin Syndrome as Fibromyalgia — (Tribe)
SSRI Ed note: Doctor misses seratonin syndrome, physical therapist sees that symptoms are not consistent with fibromyalgia. Patient suffers needlessly.
US Kids Represent Psychiatric Drug Goldmine — (Truthout)