Archive for Paxil (paroxetine) – Page 2

Wright & Schulte LLP Files SSRI Antidepressant Birth Defects Lawsuit on Behalf of Couple Who Lost Infant to Heart Birth Defects, Allegedly Due to Paxil and Zoloft — (PRWEB)
Jury Awards 1.5 Million In Paxil Related Suicide Malpractice Suit — (MillerPlace-RockyPointPatch)
Adult antidepressants suspected in suicides of Canadian kids — (Toronto Star)
Canada’s first class-action lawsuit involving birth defects allegedly caused by anti-depressents gets green light — (Maclean’s)
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.
Army mom: Military suicides ‘out of control’ — (Army Times)
Hooked on happy pills for 30 years — (Daily Mail)
Antidepressants linked to risk of brain bleeds — (Reuters)
Mother Forgives Husband For Stabbing Their Twin Daughters To Death While Driven Crazy By Prozac And Is Fighting To Have Him Freed From Jail — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Loving father in Paxil withdrawal, on Ambien, Trazadone, Prozac and Lunesta, kills his twin daughters, pleads guilty to avoid the death penalty.
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.
Taking Prozac? Don’t drive: Pills raise risk of you having an accident by 70% — (Daily Mail)
Murder: Another Ambien Side Effect? — (Medpage Today)
SSRI Ed note: N.Y. Medical research team examines two homicide cases apparently caused by zolpidem combined with paroxetine. Medpage publishes a related article.
Couple continues battle after soldier son’s PTSD treatment-related death — (Charleston Gazette Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier prescribed 1500 mg of Seroquel for sleeplessness on top of Klonapin and Paxil dies in sleep, one of several veterans to suffer sudden death taking this prescribed medication.
Out of my mind. Driven to drink — (
Plane crash victims are ID’d — (My San Antonio)
SSRI Ed note: Pilot on paroxetine (Paxil) crashes plane, killing himself and his passenger.
Top 10 Drugs with Heart Side Effects —(
Roundup man convicted of murder alleges misconduct — (The Billings Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Man convicted of murder appeals sentence one 2 grounds. One is that judge disallowed admission of evidence that he was taking Paxil (and implications).
Cops: Lady Who Overdosed Drove to CVS for Meds — (Middletown Patch)
Woman gets jail time for kicking police officer — (Franklin News-Post)
Paxil Nightmare — Birth-Defect Lawsuits Mounting — (WEBWIRE)
$3.02M Verdict In Paxil case — (Albuquerque Journal News)
SSRI Ed note: Family of woman who killed herself on Paxil sue health provider, GSK, jury awards $3.02 million against provider, judge excludes GSK from suit.
Knox man pleads guilty to murdering brother — (Knoxville News Sentinel)
Adding Atypical to SSRIs of No Benefit for PTSD — (Medscape)
Prozac 'increases risk of death in over-65s': Regular users have greater chance of developing serious health problems — (Daily Mail)
Violence and murder linked to prescription medications — (
Common drugs 'raise OAP death risk' — (London Evening Standard)
Antidepressant use and risk of adverse outcomes in older people — (BMJ) / Murder-suicides in Elderly Rise — (WebMD)
SSRI Ed note: Study finds risk rises significantly with use of antidepressants, higher with SSRIs than tricyclics. Murder-suicides in elderly up as rate of A/D use rises.
IN THE LINE OF FIRE: Documents reveal Sharp’s possible motives, preparation for attack — (McKinney Courier-Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 29, on Ritalin, Wellbutrin and Paxil has suicidal thoughts, violent fantasies, commits suicide by firing on police building. Police oblige, shoot him.
UPDATE: Judge gives woman probation in Incline Village husband’s slaying after children request it — (
Second juror dismissed in murder trial — (Vermont Today)
SSRI Ed note: Man dies after attacking another man with a splitting maul, killing deemed self defence. Man under influence of Xanax,THC, Paxil, nicotine.
Brother’s Keeper: One Family, Two Suicides — (Alicia Patterson Foundation)
SSRI Ed note: Talented, studious teen, sad over brother's death given Prozac, Paxil, Klonopin, Lorazepam, and Trazadone. He commits suicide.
‘Involuntary intoxication’ defense introduced in 2004 murder case — (Daily Register)
SSRI Ed note: Man on many medications is prescribed Paxil and dose is upped as his reactions get worse. Finally he murders a client, is sentenced to 45 years.
Prescription Drugs Associated with Reports of Violence Towards Others [SSRI’s among highest] — (PLoS)
Ablechild – Unsung Hero in Battle Against Psychopharmaceutical Industry — (Countercurrents)
SSRI Ed note: Parents fight school pressure to drug their kids.
SSRIs Can Cause Suicides & Violent Behaviors: Dr. David Juurlink: Drug Safety Expert
EXTENDED STORY: Professor begins Dora Project to prompt Suicide Awareness — (webujournal)
Michael Tisius sent to Missouri's death row for horribly botched jailbreak — (The Pitch)
Police: Man Arrested For DWAI After Causing Two Accidents — (Harrison Patch)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking zolpidem and paroxetine drives, no alcohol, causes at least two accidents, is charged for being impaired.
10 Years Later, Glaxo Still Haunted by Faked Studies of Paxil in Kids — (CBS Money Watch)
Family: Patient’s too-soon release led to his suicide — (The Clarion-Ledger)
SSRI Ed note: Talented young musician kills self after Paxil dosage increases.
VAN DYKE v. U.S. — (Leagle)
SSRI Ed note: Widow claims VA nurse owed her a duty of care to warn re: suicidality when she reported husband's reaction to Paxil, 2 weeks before his suicide. Court agrees.
17 Year Old Kills Self: Jury Recommends Changes in Prescribing For Ontario College of Physicians
Paxil likely played important role in teen’s suicide — (
SSRI Ed note: Teen prescribed Paxil takes "catch up" dose, hands herself in parents' basement.
A calculated killing: The case against Melissa Huckaby — (San Jose Mercury News)
SSRI Ed note: Sunday school teacher on Xanax, Paxil and other meds starts to behave strangely, kidnaps, rapes and kills 8-yr-old girl, is vilified, gets life without parole.
NOLAN v. STATE — (Court of Appeals of Mississippi)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Paxil does badly, Doc switches him to Zoloft, adds Klonapin and Seroquel when he becomes psychotic. Man then kills his father.
Horror comes home: Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder — (Canadian Family Physician)
SSRI Ed note: Man is prescribed Paxil, no warning about adults, he commits suicide, court refuses to acknowledge connection to death.
Rocker battles depression by sharing hope, passion — (The Columbus Dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Musician on Paxil has meltdown on airplane, does not remember, gets diagnosed bipolar, prescribed antipsychotic. SSRI not suspected.
Glaxo, Paxil and the Catholic Church Sex Abuse Cover-up: Drug Implicated in Suicide of Priest — (CBS News)