Jury Awards 1.5 Million In Paxil Related Suicide Malpractice Suit — (MillerPlace-RockyPointPatch)Tuesday, December 11th, 2012
Adult antidepressants suspected in suicides of Canadian kids — (Toronto Star)Saturday, December 8th, 2012
When happy meds lead to depressing debt — (CreditCards.com)Thursday, November 29th, 2012SSRI 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)Sunday, November 25th, 2012
Hooked on happy pills for 30 years — (Daily Mail)Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
Antidepressants linked to risk of brain bleeds — (Reuters)Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
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)Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012SSRI 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)Saturday, September 15th, 2012SSRI 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)Thursday, September 13th, 2012
Murder: Another Ambien Side Effect? — (Medpage Today)Thursday, August 23rd, 2012SSRI 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)Monday, May 28th, 2012SSRI 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 — (DavidHealy.org)Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Plane crash victims are ID’d — (My San Antonio)Tuesday, February 28th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Pilot on paroxetine (Paxil) crashes plane, killing himself and his passenger.
Top 10 Drugs with Heart Side Effects —(LawyersandSettlements.com)Tuesday, January 31st, 2012
Roundup man convicted of murder alleges misconduct — (The Billings Gazette)Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011SSRI 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)Tuesday, November 1st, 2011
Woman gets jail time for kicking police officer — (Franklin News-Post)Wednesday, October 26th, 2011
Paxil Nightmare — Birth-Defect Lawsuits Mounting — (WEBWIRE)Tuesday, October 11th, 2011
$3.02M Verdict In Paxil case — (Albuquerque Journal News)Wednesday, October 5th, 2011SSRI 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)Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
Adding Atypical to SSRIs of No Benefit for PTSD — (Medscape)Tuesday, August 30th, 2011
Violence and murder linked to prescription medications — (Examiner.com)Monday, July 4th, 2011
Common drugs 'raise OAP death risk' — (London Evening Standard)Friday, June 24th, 2011
Antidepressant use and risk of adverse outcomes in older people — (BMJ) / Murder-suicides in Elderly Rise — (WebMD)Monday, June 13th, 2011SSRI 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)Saturday, May 28th, 2011SSRI 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.
Second juror dismissed in murder trial — (Vermont Today)Thursday, May 19th, 2011SSRI 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)Thursday, May 5th, 2011SSRI 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)Friday, March 4th, 2011SSRI 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)Wednesday, December 15th, 2010
Ablechild – Unsung Hero in Battle Against Psychopharmaceutical Industry — (Countercurrents)Thursday, November 18th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Parents fight school pressure to drug their kids.
SSRIs Can Cause Suicides & Violent Behaviors: Dr. David Juurlink: Drug Safety ExpertSaturday, October 9th, 2010
EXTENDED STORY: Professor begins Dora Project to prompt Suicide Awareness — (webujournal)Wednesday, October 6th, 2010
Michael Tisius sent to Missouri's death row for horribly botched jailbreak — (The Pitch)Wednesday, September 29th, 2010
Police: Man Arrested For DWAI After Causing Two Accidents — (Harrison Patch)Sunday, September 19th, 2010SSRI 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)Thursday, August 19th, 2010
Family: Patient’s too-soon release led to his suicide — (The Clarion-Ledger)Sunday, July 25th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Talented young musician kills self after Paxil dosage increases.
VAN DYKE v. U.S. — (Leagle)Wednesday, July 21st, 2010SSRI 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.
DENNIS WADE SUTTLES vs. STATE OF TENNESSEE — (COURT OF CRIMINAL APPEALS OF TENNESSEE)Tuesday, June 29th, 2010
17 Year Old Kills Self: Jury Recommends Changes in Prescribing For Ontario College of PhysiciansMonday, June 28th, 2010
Paxil likely played important role in teen’s suicide — (Canoe.ca)Monday, June 21st, 2010SSRI 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)Saturday, June 19th, 2010SSRI 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)Wednesday, May 26th, 2010SSRI 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)Saturday, May 1st, 2010
VANDERWERF v. SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION — (Leagle)Tuesday, April 27th, 2010SSRI 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)Thursday, April 15th, 2010SSRI 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)Wednesday, April 7th, 2010