Archive for Celexa (citalopram) – Page 4

Lawyer: Mental illness wore down accused Texas mom — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Citalopram (Celexa), kills son the next day. Probably a non-metabolizer. She is sentenced to a mental institution (more psychoactive drugs).
Lake death of wife, 73 — (Bedford Today)
SSRI Ed note: Woman complains of depression to GP, no suicidal thoughts, he prescribes citalopram, she drowns herself. Depression blamed.
Inquest brief: Woman’s death ruled to be accidental overdose — (The Pekin Times)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman, former nurse, abuses prescription meds including Celexa, dies of overdose.
Tragic end to man, 32, with broken heart — (The Portsmouth News)
Meltdowns and obsessions — (Circle of Moms)
Army wife Rita Odom has real battle scars — (The Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Afghanistan vet on Celexa, happy family man & Dad, gets dose increase, becomes violent, abusive to wife. He is charged, jailed, family loses house and support.
Study says drug for autism not useful — (Los Angeles Times)
Antidepressant Ineffective for Repetitive Behaviors in Autism—(Medpage today)
Family weighs lawsuit in death—(Reporter News)
Nobel prize winner points to dangers involving psychotropic drugs—(Pr-inside.com)
Chambers Died Of Heart Disease—(contactmusic.com)
‘I'm messed up’: Iraq war veteran says PTSD led him to crime, prison—(The Tribune-Democrat)
‘I’m messed up’: Iraq war veteran says PTSD led him to crime, prison—(The Tribune-Democrat)
Ex-Nets star Jayson Williams possessed dangerous mix of psychiatric drugs—(Daily News)
State faults Sutter Roseville for violations in psychiatric treatment—(Roseville & Granite Bay Press Tribune)
Those grieving after a suicide forever wonder what they could have done to save a life—(ledger-enquirer.com)
Former charter school teacher sent to prison for raping student — (The Buffalo News)
SSRI Ed note: Teacher on has sex with 8th grade student, holds him hostage, tries to carry out a suicide pact, is charged with statutory rape, gets 4 years.
Aircraft Incident/Accident Report Grantsburg, Wisconsin 54840 — (AircraftOne.com)
Hamilton retires from cycling after positive test — (The Seattle Times)
Tom and Diane Vande Burgt formed their own support group for veterans with post traumatic stress disorder, a condition that plagues Tom.—(Gazette.com)
Psychiatrist Not Liable to Patient's Victims, Rules Calif. Appeals Court—(Law.com)
Psychiatrist Not Liable to Patient’s Victims, Rules Calif. Appeals Court—(Law.com)
Pilot of Crashed Planed Was Taking Celexa—(kswo.com)
Postpartum: Mother Kills Her Infant Daughter
Jailhouse interview: Murder suspect Cameron Terhune says nothing he did measured up—(The Modesto Bee)
SSRI Ed note: Man on and off psych meds including Xanax, Klonopin, Wellbutrin, Celexa murders parents, is charged, jailed.
Mom accused of robbing store—(NBCNews.com)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on Lesapro gets prescription changed to citalopram, shortly after, she robs a store at gunpoint.
Teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder, conspiracy in her mother’s stabbing death—(the-dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Teen prescribed antidepressants stops taking them, with boyfriend stabs her mother to death. Will serve 29 - 16 yrs in prison.
Test results indicate Richardson not legally intoxicated — (The Breckenridge American)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, no alcohol, gets into altercation with police who kill him.
Mother apologizes for son’s crime spree — (Times Colonist)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 28, on or recently off Celexa and Valium embarks on carjacking, assault and kidnapping spree, injures 2, tells police to shoot him.
COMMONWEALTH vs. KEVIN HENSLEY — (Mass Cases)
SSRI Ed note: Man in withdrawal from Klonapin, Celexa, still taking sleeping meds brutaly murders esttranged wife.
Teenager bludgeoned his father to death after GP prescribed him Prozac — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 15, on Celexa and Prozac bludgeons his father to death and attacks his mother. A bad crowd and illegal drugs are blamed, he is convicted of murder.
Antidepressant labels to carry new warning of life-threatening side effect — (The Los Angeles Times)
SSRI Ed note: In 2009, the FDA required warning that antidepressantcs can cause NMS,, an uncommon but deadly side effect. Made no difference to public awareness.
Effects of abuse, part 2
SSRI Ed note: SSRIs can cause more vivid traumatic flashbacks, nightmares.
Woman claims doctor’s alleged negligence caused husband’s suicide — (The St Clair Record)
SSRI Ed note: Man anxious over PSA test, 2nd test OK, doc puts him on Celexa anyway, anxiety continues, he suffers falls, it is stopped, he dies by suicide. Widow sues.
Evelyn Pringle: SSRI Pushers under Fire — (Scoop)
SSRI Ed note: With reference to GRassley inquiry, journalist exposes sleazy pharma tactics used to promote ineffective, dangerous SSRIs to doctors and the public.
Mum’s death was suicide — (Redditch and Alcester Advertiser)
SSRI Ed note: Woman who cares for severaly disabled son has love-life trouble, given citalopram, kills her son, hangs herself.
Much-loved trader who drowned was haunted by cancer — (This is Cornwall)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on benzodiazepine and citalopram mistakenly thinks she has cancer without proof, dies by suicide.
‘Wonder drug’ played a part in man taking his own life – coroner — (Camden News)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Celexa/citalopram for mild depression becomes confused, anxious, feels worse, dies by suicide. His wife blames the meds, coroner agrees.
In Joel’s Wake – Grappling with the loss of a lifetime — (The Times-Record)
SSRI Ed note: Talented young man struggles with life, GP prescribes Celexa, he dies by suicide.
Mystery of man’s suicide — (Walesonline)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking citalopram inexplicably hangs himself, his brother cannot explain why he would do this. Meds not suspected.
When an antidepressant makes you anxious — (Newsday)
SSRI Ed note: Newspaper columnist admits that antidepressants can cause anxiety and/or depression in some people and that everyone responds differently to meds.
Suicide GP ‘frustrated’ at work — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Committed GP takes citalopram & tricyclic, starts to drink and dies by suicide. Husband completely shocked.
Bitter battle ends up in high court, Fremont widow seeks to retain home, property — (The Post-Crescent)
SSRI Ed note: Happily married farmer,prescribed Celexa, Doxepin, Xanax when wife takes an off-site job, becomes paranoid, vengeful, disinherits wife, dies by suicide.
SONOMA CO.: WOMAN HELD TO ANSWER TO DUI CRASH DEATH — (CBS5)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking Celexa. painkiller drinks vodka, drives, causes fatal accident.
A soldier’s death, a family’s fight: Army probe finds failures in care at Fort Knox unit — (The Indianapolis Star)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier on methadone, citalopram (Celexa), opiates, tranquilizer, hypertension drug drinks, dies from drug toxicity. Dead 3 days then found because wife calls.
Coroner’s drug fears — (The North-West Evening Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Alert Cumbria Coroner realizes that man prescribed Celexa who died by suicide part of a pattern of suicides of people strarting or stopping Paxil, Celexa.
Ex-FBI Official Gets Six Years. 19-Year Veteran Tortured Girlfriend — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Celexa, Klonopin stops taking meds, drinks, thinks girlfriend unfaithful, traps, tortures her. Out of character behaviour. Gets 6 years.
 Jagged little pills — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Woman discovers antidepressants do not make people happier, oftem make takers feel worse, have unpleasant side effects. After trying 5, thinks they are evil.
Sandy officer’s DUII arrest surfaces — (The Sandy Post)
SSRI Ed note: Policeman on Wellbutrin, Trazodone, Celexa drives impaired, tries to get out of consequences, controversy ensues.
Hawthorne Heights Guitarist Casey Calvert Died of Medication Mixture — (TransWorld News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on vicodin, citalopram (Celexa), & clonazepam (Klonopin) dies on bus while on tour.