Archive for Cymbalta (duloxetine)

New study: antidepressants significantly raise the risk of suicide in the treatment of depression for adults — (Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry)
SSRI Ed note: A 2019 study finds adults treated with antidepressants are 2.5 times more likely to attempt suicide than controls, due to effects of the drug, NOT depression.
George Acres death: Mother of seven-year-old pleads insanity — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes various meds including antidepressants to woman with pain. she dislikes "antipsychotics", stops them. Restarts meds, kills son shortly after.
1 in 6 US adults say they have taken psychiatric drugs, report says — (The Bennington Banner)
SSRI Ed note: Study finds that 12% of Americans - more than 1 in 8 - over age 18 are on antidepressants, most of them long term.
Accused Richard Bain testifies about ‘big depression’ – Montreal — (Eastern Ontario Network Television)
2degrees boss should not have been flying, report finds — (The New Zealand Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Pilot on Cymbalta does not disclose he is taking the drug, flies plane, loses power (reason not identified), crashes into sea killing him and his wife.
Mum of teen killed by his drug-addict dad died from accidental overdose — (The Manchester Evening News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman grieving for dead son prescribed cocktail of medications including diazepam, duloxetine (Cymbalta), quetiapin, drinks, dies of overdose.
Study finds certain antidepressants may double suicide risk in children, adolescents — (FirstWordPharma)
SSRI Ed note: Cochrane meta analysis finds that SSRIs double risk of suicide, aggression for young people.
Antidepressants can raise the risk of suicide, biggest ever review finds / BMJ Article — (The Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Landmark study: Pharma companies continue to lie and manipulate/misrepresent data to hide the true suicide rates of people on SSRIs.
SSRI Ed note: Man writes nasty, cynical, tongue-in-cheek warning about why men should never date women on antidepressants. Big grain of truth.
Records show man killed by police was previously suicidal — (WSB TV2)
SSRI Ed note: Man in wheelchair shot by police
8 Women Share What Happened When Antidepressants Killed Their Sex Drive — (The Huffington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Physician urges women to stay on SSRIs despite killing their sex drive. Invokes myth that takers are happier, ignores the many serious SSRI negative effects.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (
Loudon woman receives maximum sentence in negligent homicide — (The Daily Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta (duloxentine) ingests alcohol, morphine, oxycodone and the antidepressant and dies.
Reader's Letter — (SSRI Stories)
Fog, pain medication cited as possible factors in fatal plane crash near Amarillo — (Amarillo Globe)
Oakes man dies after taking fatal overdose of prescription drug Quetiapine — (Examiner)
McCoy v State of Florida: Death sentence upheld — (FindLaw)
Increased alcohol use on Cymbalta — (Steady Health)
Compulsive behaviors as a side effect of antitremor drug — (The Seattle Times)
Anti-depressants Can Cause Sudden Death — (Health Impact News Daily)
Former Bluffton man declared unfit to possess weapons to get rifles, shotgun back — (The Island Packet)
Eli Lilly and Co. settles wrongful death lawsuit — (Indy Star)
Left Hanging: Suicide in Bridgend — (
SSRI Ed note: David Healy makes the case that the higher-than-expected rate of hanging suicides in Bridgend are due to antidepressant-induced suicide.
My Personal Big Mistake And Anti-Depressant Withdrawal — (
When happy meds lead to depressing debt — (
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist notices that people on antidepressants for injuries spend money they do not have to gamble. Cases of A/D problem spending cited.
Eli Lilly and Company named in class action over deceptive and unlawful marketing of Cymbalta — (Got a Class Action?)
Problems with Cymbalta – Comments — (Rottstein Law Group)
After two weeks Kyle daycare murder case near jurors' hands — (San Marcos Mercury)
Woman battles CPS to get her kids back — (AZ family 3)
British boy, four, is ‘drugged and killed by mother who then tried to commit suicide’ — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Austrian woman taking Cymbalta kills her beloved 4-yr-old son and attempts suicide.
Coroner defends autopsy report on woman’s death in hospital's ER — (Herald Times)
What's the next step in fighting depression? — (CNN Health)
A family member took his life while on Cymbalta — (The Banner Herald)
Former Krebs councilman pleads no contest — (McAlester News-Capital)
Woman's Alleged Killer on Heavy Meds — (Temecula Patch)
Tests Reveal 5th Drug Was Given To Leiby Kletzy Before Being Killed — (Yeshiva News)
One Death, Two Stories: Jail officials, family relate different stories surrounding inmate death — (Fredericksburg Patch)
Attorney’s argue to suppress teen’s statements, confession — (Effingham Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Indigent 15-yr-old with 85 I.Q. on Xanax gets Cymbalta for suicidality drinks, becomes psychotic, murders neighbors, NCR nixed, gets life with no parole.
Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others [SSRI’s among highest] — (PLoS)
Teen’s suicide highlights pain of fighting depression — (Dayton Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen put on Cymbalta for depression, it makes her worse, her family takes her off, she dies by suicide in withdrawal. Family baffled re: "reason".
Simon Monjack Autopsy Report: Cause of Death Oddly Similar to Wife Brittany — (Gather News)
Famous Talk Show Host Larry King's Wife Attempts Suicide
Mother Given Cymbalta For Fibromyalgia Becomes Manic & Dangerous
An Afghan veteran’s rage — (The Star)
Troubled teen to be tried as adult in dad’s death — (NBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Treatment for depression starts girl on downhill spiral, at 15, taking Cymbalta and Phenergan, she arranges to have her father killed.
Murderous voice was Satan, mom said — (
What’s Behind the Epidemic of Family-Killings? Could it Be Anti-Depressants? — (AlterNet)
SSRI Ed note: Journalist explores role of antidepressants in trend in number and type of family violence tragedies.
Those grieving after a suicide forever wonder what they could have done to save a life—(
Details emerge in Middletown family murder-suicide —(The Frederick News-Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on cocktail of antidepressant and other meds kills his wife and 3 young children, then himself. Financial worries are blamed.