Archive for Prozac (fluoxetine) – Page 2

Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (MythsandRisksInfo.com)
Aurora mother tried to fix her ‘broken boy’ — (Aurora Banner)
SSRI Ed note: Socially awkward boy, 14, going through difficult phase given Prozac, self-harms, is socially withdrawn, finally commits suicide.
Inquest into the Death of Alec Meikle — (Sydney Coroner’s Court)
The Chemical Imbalance Theory: Why It’s Wrong And Why You Need To Get Off Antidepressants — (The People's Chemist)
Sisto pleads guilty to assault — (Adirondack Daily Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, on Prozac and 2 anxiety medications drives recklessly, kills a couple, speeds, resists arrest. Faces 35 years in prison.
Leelah Alcorn and transgender suicide — (Connexicon)
SSRI Ed note: Trans teen from traditional Christian family struggles with her choices. Given Prozac instead of support, she dies by suicide. Med not suspected.
Mental health care system failed ‘low-risk’ suicide mother of two — (The Gloucestershire Review)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac (fluoxetine) becomes suicidal, dies by suicide. Psychiatrist denies med a factor.
Questions remain for family following Presteigne ‘murder’ inquest — (The Brecon & Radnor Express)
SSRI Ed note: Man drinks, takes potentially fatal dose of Prozac, is found in a field with a head injury, later dies in hospital.
Avoidable Mortality in Cumbria: A Case File Review of 78 Suicides — (Liverpool John Moores University)
SSRI Ed note: Cumbria suicide data show that most victims 2008-2012 were on at least one pscyhoactive drug, and most were on an antidepressant. 48% of known on SSRI.
Popular East Devon teenager who died after standing in front of a train was suffering from depression, inquest hears — (Exeter Express and Echo)
Trucker in Massive Rig Destroys Two Families in His Sleep — (Bloomberg Business)
SSRI Ed note: Trucker on Prozac, other meds, dozes off while driving, kills woman, critically injures her 2 sons, takes no responsibility, says woman had "expiration date".
Family pays tributes to Gail McKinney, 16, from Great Shelford, who took her own life — (Cambridge News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen given Prozac for bullying, night terrors feels worse on it, asks for prescription change. GP agrees to change but she commits suicide before he sees her.
Psychologist casts doubt on Marsh insanity defense — (The Davis Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Teen has bad reaction to Prozac & Zoloft, in a dreamlike state stabs to death elderly couple, prosecutor invents motive. Found guilty, he gets 52 years.
NY woman accused of killing autistic son with lethal cocktail of drugs stands Trial — (CNN/fox13now.com)
Pensioner killed fifth wife then hanged himself because he couldn’t face another divorce — (The Mirror)
SSRI Ed note: Man married 30 yrs, upset re: impending divorce, feels mildly suicidal, sees doc, gets Prozac, a month later kills wife and self. BBC does not mention med.
Too much, too young? One in three Wyoming foster care children prescribed psychotropic drugs — (The Billings Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Teen who suffered abuse, neglect as a boy given psychotropic drugs instead of useful guidance for years. Foster kids given more drugs than others.
Chef died from toxic level of anti-depressants — (The Oxford Times)
SSRI Ed note: Chef dies from ingesting toxic levels of fluoxetine.
Suspect in Seattle Pacific killing had well-documented demons — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: "Funny, sociable, well-adjusted" man, 26, with alcohol problem quits drinking, takes Prozac and Risperdal for problems, shoots 4 at university, killing one.
Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Milford Classmate’s Stabbing; Attorneys Consider Insanity Defense — (The Hartford Courant)
SSRI Ed note: Young man, 16, athlete and student with no prior problems, on psychoactive drugs including Prozac, suffers psychotic episode, stabs a friend to death.
Witnesses detail Aquelin Talamantes’ mental health diagnoses leading up to drowning of daughter — (The Sacramento Bee)
SSRI Ed note: Mom gets prescriptions including Prozac, becomes delirious, drowns daughter
Autopsy: Woman in custody of Adams County deputy died from antidepressant drug, alcohol intoxication — (7NEWS Denver)
SSRI Ed note: Woman amitriptyline & fluoxetine dies by overdose combined with alcohol. Probable suicide. Everyone puzzled why she would do this.
Lawyer: Wayne man who fatally stabbed grandmother was under influence of Prozac — (NorthJersey.com)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed gradually escalating doses of Prozac murders grandmother, defence argues involuntary intoxication, is convicted, faces 10-30 years.
Prozac Lawsuits — (Drug Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: Article describes a number of lawsuits with common theme Eli Lilly failed to warn about serious side effects.
No Charges in Sparks Middle School Shooting — (KOLO 8 News)
SSRI Ed note: Seventh-grader, 12, on Prozac, carries semi-automatic weapon to school, shoots 3, killing a teacher, then kills himself.
Antidepressant overdose kills woman — (The Press)
Colorado responds slowly to psychotropic drug use among foster kids — (The Denver Post)
Pennsylvania woman sentenced to 3 years in daughter's death — (DelmarvaNow)
Gilbert '16 trial: Defense cross examines complainant, prosecution calls further witnesses — (The Dartmouth)
Norfolk woman hit by train struggled to cope with anti-depressant drugs — (EDP24)
SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Prozac, almost dies by suicide, a week later goes through with it.
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)
Pulaski man gets 27 years for hammer attack — (Richmond Times-Dispatch)
Patrick Roberts: teen found dead in woods "had so much to look forward to" — (Watford Observer)
Man gets 2 years for sending white powder letters — (The Seattle Times)
Drugged as Children, Foster-Care Alumni Speak Out — (The Wall Street Journal)
SSRI Ed note: People who survived foster care speak up against harmful diagnoses and overuse of psych drugs, antidepressants and neuroleptics, with terrible side effects.
Industrious, loving nature of Rebecca Greene remembered at 23rd birthday memorial — (The Red and Black)
Mental illness in suspects poses challenge for police — (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
La Plata doctor suspended after sex, drug misconduct — (The Maryland Gazette)
Anti-depressants taken by thousands of Brits 'do NOT work', major new study reveals — (Mail Online)
Medicare plans could limit antidepressant coverage — (Sun Sentinal)
Fluoxetine Exposure during Adolescence Alters Responses to Aversive Stimuli in Adulthood — (The Journal of Neuroscience)
Man pleads guilty in Millcreek DUI fatality — (Erie Times-News)
I was prescribed 20mg Citalopram for anxiety — (Pearl.com)
6 p.m. update: Suicide note found at Almanor home of Reno hospital shooter — (ChicoER)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking Prozac intermittantly, history of suicidality, shoots himself and 3 others at Reno clinic, he and a doctor die.
Drugged Driving Defense: The ARIDE Program — (Charles M Rowland II)
Antidepressants: Preschoolers Remain a Fast Growing Market — (Liberty Voice)
Your experiences of antidepressants — (The Guardian)
Vermont State Police: Mom replaced young son’s ADHD medication with sugar, Prozac — (The Republican)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac tampers with son's medication, removing the stimulant from the capsules, consuming it herself, and replacing contents with sugar + Prozac.
Bangor man allegedly threatened to ‘shoot up’ health care facility over Prozac prescription — (BDN Maine)
Compulsive behaviors as a side effect of antitremor drug — (The Seattle Times)
Prozac and Zyprexa Murdered My Son — (Bryan's Mom)