Effects of abuse, part 2Wednesday, January 7th, 2009SSRI Ed note: SSRIs can cause more vivid traumatic flashbacks, nightmares.
Evelyn Pringle: SSRI Pushers under Fire — (Scoop)Sunday, January 4th, 2009SSRI Ed note: With reference to GRassley inquiry, journalist exposes sleazy pharma tactics used to promote ineffective, dangerous SSRIs to doctors and the public.
Could this drug have triggered suicide? — (Asbury Park Press)Tuesday, November 18th, 2008SSRI Ed note: GP prescribes clonazepam (Klonopin) to youg woman, also gives her free sample of Cymbalta, no warning, she takes the meds, kills herself a few days later.
Lawsuit blames scientist’s suicide on psychiatrist — (TradingMarkets)Sunday, October 19th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist prescribes 3 SSRIs, 2 Z-drugs, 2 "antipsychotics"+ a dementia drug to physicist, he dies of drug toxicity . Hardly surprising. Wife files lawsuit.
Mum died after rare drug reaction — (Independent.ie)Tuesday, October 14th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Cymbalta (duloxetine) +Tryptizol (amitriptyline) dies a terrible death from serotonin syndrome, not considered a potential problem.
Suicide and Cymbalta: Eli Lilly Markets Its Dangerous New Drug as If a Pipeline Depended On It — (CounterPunch)Saturday, September 13th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Drug companies pretend that SSRI suicides are due to depression but suicides rise among people taking these drugs for other purposes.
Being unique is a disorder — (Sydney Morning Herald)Thursday, September 4th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Sexual problems, gambling, stealing, anger mgt, compulsive shopping are now disorders to be managed by drugs. But antidepressants can cause them.
Alicia Ann Altieri , 46Tuesday, August 12th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Woman close to family given 3 SSRI antidepressants, dies by suicide.
Snow wants statements thrown out — (Oneida Daily Dispatch)Wednesday, July 2nd, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta experiences mood swings, throws a toddler hard first to floor, causing fatal injuries, gets 34 yrs in jail.
Yates murder convictions upheld: Appeals court throws out challenge — (Baraboo News Republic)Saturday, May 24th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta, other meds, suffering diagnosed but uncorrected serotonin syndrome kills his infant twins, is charged, convicted of murder. Meds not blamed.
Pine View woman denies charge — (The Record-Courier)Thursday, May 22nd, 2008SSRI Ed note: Woman on Cymbalta breaks up with fiance, house a disaster, charged with child neglect.
Troy man to seek insanity defense in office shooting — (The Detroit News)Sunday, April 20th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta, trazodone loses job, shoots up office killing one, wounding 2.
Eli Lilly Markets Its Dangerous New Drug as If a Pipeline Depended On It – Suicide and Cymbalta — (Counterpunch)Monday, April 14th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Duloxetine causes serious withdrawal problems to healthy volunteers, including suicides, that French researchers conclude it should not be prescribed.
Man says injury accidental — (The Oneida Daily Dispatch)Thursday, February 14th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on Cymbalta loses temper, seriously injures toddler.
Suicidal Ideation Associated With Duloxetine Use: A Case Series — (Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology)Wednesday, January 30th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Report of 4 cases of suicidal thinking on Cymbalta/duloxetine. Real lesson: people react differently to different SSRIs, MDs always prescribe too many meds.
ACCIDENTAL HANGING: Medical Examiner Ann Bucholtz’s autopsy of Carol Anne Gotbaum finally released — (Phoenix New Times)Friday, November 9th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman on Celexa detained by police for causing a disturbance hands herself.
Aiello guilty on 10 counts — (The Times-Herald)Wednesday, October 24th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Teen on Cymbalta carjacks a taxi, shoots at houses, faces potential life in prison.
State Rep. Rob Briley charged with DUI, evading arrest — (The Leaf-Chronicle)Monday, September 10th, 2007SSRI Ed note: House Judiciary Chairman takes Cymbalta, drinks, drives impaired, speeds, resists arrest and damages police property.
Withdrawals from antidepressant extreme — (The Clarion-Ledger)Tuesday, July 10th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Newspaper reader writes to People's Pharmacy outraged that she was not warned at how awful withdrawal from an SSRI can be,
Pantless driver arrested after pulling into oncoming traffic — (The Boston Herald)Thursday, July 5th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man taking Ativan, Cymbalta and Zoloft drinks, drives, is severely impaired, charged.
Washek ordered to stand trial for murder — (Minot Daily News)Thursday, June 7th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man who suffers hallucinations and aggression from Cymbalta murders the mother of his 4-yr-old daughter, is charged with murder.
Drugs might breed violence; Attacks on staff rise at Western State Hospital — (The News Tribune)Monday, May 28th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Washington hospital finds that increasing use of SSRI antidepressants and certain neuroleptics increases patient agitation, aggression, violence.
Not Guilty by Reason of Cymbalta Induced Insanity: Man Kills WifeTuesday, May 15th, 2007
BOTTLES, PILLS MIGHT BE CLUES IN BABY’S DEATH – FATHER LEFT HIM IN HOT CAR AT HOME — (Lexington Herald-Leader)Thursday, August 4th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Father taking Cymbalta drinks vodka, leaves baby son in car where he dies of heatstroke.
FDA Warns About Antidepressants, Suicide — (Bluefield Daily Telegraph)Friday, July 1st, 2005SSRI Ed note: Drug companies continue to submit misleading studies to the FDA, promotion of Lilly's Cymbalta for incontinence in women.
Woman in Lilly clinical trial hangs herself — (The Indy Star)Tuesday, February 10th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Young woman, no history of depression or suicidality, hangs herself during trial of Cymbalta. Eli Lilly denies the drug was responsible, when it clearly was.
Prozac Data Kept From Trial — (NARPA)Thursday, June 8th, 2000SSRI Ed note: Eli Lilly patent application for Cymbalta claims (incorrectly) that the new drug does not have bad side effects of Prozac including suicidality and violence.