It’s the Cymbalta Stupid — (Op Ed News)Monday, February 16th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Martha Rosenberg describes cases of ordinary people with no mental problems taking Cymbalta, becoming suicidal despite no life problems. Several deaths.
Antidepressant labels to carry new warning of life-threatening side effect — (The Los Angeles Times)Thursday, February 5th, 2009SSRI 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.
Released documents reveal clerk’s misdeeds Audits showed discrepancies, possible ‘kiting’ — (The Eagle-Tribune)Friday, January 16th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Town Clerk on oxycodone, Diazepam, Cymbalta commits fraud, is quietly removed from job,
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.