Archive for Luvox (fluvoxamine)

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.
The Quebec [Mosque] attack: The accused was being treated for anxiety and alcohol problems — (Actualité, Journal de Quebec)
SSRI Ed note: Man on SSRIs since teens develops alcohol problems, violent thoughts, starts Paxil in Jan 2017, two weeks later shoots, kills 6 at mosque, cannot explain why.
Antidepressants Linked to Bone Fractures in Menopausal Women – Shorter treatment duration may lower risk, investigators found — (Medpage Today)
SSRI Ed note: Study in the journal "Injury Prevention" shows women who take SSRIs to treat menopausal symptoms 76% more likely to suffer a bone fracture/break.
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 — (
Solvay Pharma Must Face Bribery Claims — (Courthouse News Service)
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)
Unsaid Issue Behind Veteran’s Rising Suicide Rate Is Shame Based Guilt — (Veterans Today)
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.
People who take antidepressants are ‘50% more likely to be convicted of assault’ — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Study finds that young people taking SSRIs are twice as likely to commit violent crimes, and more likely to abuse alcohol.
Nobel prize winner points to dangers involving psychotropic drugs—(
Those grieving after a suicide forever wonder what they could have done to save a life—(
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.
Top Stories of 2008: Crime and tragedy: Parents killed — (The News Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on psych meds becomes delusional, shoots and kills parents who support him. Mental illness blamed.
Being unique is a disorder — (Sydney Morning Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Sexual problems, gambling, stealing, anger mgt, compulsive shopping are now disorders to be managed by drugs. But antidepressants can cause them.
Teenage Depression / Tackling Depression — (Hinduism Today)
SSRI Ed note: Indian physician explains why he recommends against prescribing antidepressants to young people.
Inquest: Lord’s son’s death was suicide
SSRI Ed note: Gifted young man unmotivated, GP gives Luvox, suicidal ideas begin, starts to drink, dies by suicide. Dr Andrew Herxheimer testifies re: SSRIs at inquest.
Camp checklist: Sunscreen, bug spray, and Zoloft — (The Rutland Herald)
SSRI Ed note: One third of kids sent to camp are on psychoactive meds in 2006. One 11-yr-old child gets Concerta, Clonidine and Wellbutrin.
The challenges of special education — (The Freeport Journal Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Docs create "bipolar" in boy, 8, with stimulants and Luvox. He begs to get off meds; they make things worse. Special needs blamed.
DOE v. SOLVAY PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. — (United States District Court, D. Maine)
SSRI Ed note: Lawsuit against Luvox manufacturer fails; court does not believe woman's claim of terrible side effects, and co was compliant with law and FDA requirements.
Havel v. Chapek — (OHIO COURT OF APPEALS)
Killer cop was treated by drug-addicted therapist — (Asbury Park Press)
SSRI Ed note: Policeman prescribed Luvox and other psychotropic meds goes on shooting spree, shoots and kills 5 neighbors, tries to kill chief, then kills himself.
Prozac’s House of Horrors — (Idaho Observer)
The Downsides of Prozac — (Harvard Magazine)
SSRI Ed note: Glenmullen explains the phenomenon of SSRIs giving a temporary mood boost to some, the effects wearing off, and the taker being left more depressed.
MEDICINES FOR THE MIND — (The Washington Times)
Medicines for teens backfire — (The Cincinnati Post)
SSRI Ed note: Honour student and Boy Scout, 15, takes SSRI and turns on parents with shotgun, killing his Dad.
Suicides blamed on SSRI drugs — (Eastern Arizona Courier)
Be on the alert for antidepressants with unhappy side effects — (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Massacre at Columbine high – Bloodbath leaves 15 dead, 28 hurt — (The Denver Post)
SSRI Ed note: Columbine massacre: 2 students plan and execute a 4-hour attack at their school, killing 15 students, wounding 28 others. Both commit suicide.
RAMPAGE IN CONNECTICUT: THE OVERVIEW; Connecticut Lottery Worker Kills 4 Bosses, Then Himself — (New York Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Luvox shoots and kills 4 people at Lottery office, then turns gun on himself.
Shooting reaps 17-year sentence — (St. Petersburg Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man participating in Luvox trial drinks, suffers a delusion, kills a man who dated his wife, blames the med. Deceased's father wants him locked up forever.
The Scourge of Prozac — (Steel Horse)
SSRI Ed note: Physician provides excellent description of how SSRIs can compel ordinary kids to commit monstrous crimes.