Archive for Trazodone

Joshua Boyle appears in court, case adjourned until next week — (Global News)
SSRI Ed note: Rescued man, "no criminal record", "never been in trouble with police" charged with assault, administering "noxious" Trazodone. Wife blames strain and trauma.
Parents charged in death of preschooler with Newark ties — (The Newark Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Trazadone, Seroquel gives them daily to his young son, 4, until the boy dies.
1 in 6 US adults say they have taken psychiatric drugs, report says — (The Bennington Banner)
SSRI Ed note: Study finds that 12% of Americans - more than 1 in 8 - over age 18 are on antidepressants, most of them long term.
Overdose death of toddler is 4th this year — (The Milwaukee-Wisconsin Journal-Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 2, dies of oxycodone, Trazodone. Father has a spill story for the painkiller but does not explain how she came to ingest the antidepressant.
Lawyers for Molly Martens make new claims in Corbett murder case — (Evoke.ie)
SSRI Ed note: Wife claims that husband on alcohol, Trazodone, attacked her in a rage and she killed him in self-defence. Jury rejects the possibility, she gets 25 years.
Motive remains a mystery as police close case of Oakland quadruple homicide-suicide — (Portland Press-Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking citalopram, trazodone and various other drugs kills 3. Officials are puzzled about motive. Mental illness is blamed.
Drug Pipe Found in Truck That Killed Four Ball Players — (Bloomberg)
SSRI Ed note: Driver taking Trazodone and Zoloft hits bus, investigation focuses on marijuana.
Her brain tormented her, and doctors could not understand why — (The Washington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Woman given Klonopin, Ambien, Ativan, Xanax, nortiptyline, lithium, Zoloft, trazodone, Wellbutrin, Effexor, Prozac, Serzone, Paxil and Parnate finally dies.
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.
Appeal of Court Termination of Parental Rights — (Justia.com)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac, Buspar, Trazodone is "not capable of caring for herself, much less a child", loses custody of daughter.
Contra Costa County foster youth’s mysterious death under investigation — (San Jose Mercury News)
Pennsylvania ex-Marine shot ex-wife, ‘chopped’ her family, poisoned himself: autopsies — (New York Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Trazodone, Risperidone and other medication, in custody dispute, kills ex-wife, 5 of her relatives and himself.
Should Suicidal Students Be Forced to Leave Campus? — (The New Yorker)
SSRI Ed note: University forces student to leave campus, drop out of program because of suicide attempt. This outrageous practice is sadly common.
Nick Cutter’s Death Exposes Neglect Scandal at Miami VA Hospital — (Miami New Times)
Man charged in death of girlfriend's baby; child had mom's antidepressants in her system — (The Republic)
Together We Can Stomp Out Antidepressant Induced Suicide And Violence — (JonnysLaw.org)
Litany of drugs, ammo and ID's seized from slain attorney's Uptown Dallas condo — (CultureMap Dallas)
Navy Yard shooter was defense contractor; 13 killed in rampage — (Associated Press)
SSRI Ed note: "Navy Yard" Shooter on Trazodone prescribed by Veteran's Affairs goes on shooting rampage killing 13 people, including himself. No motive identified.
Prescribed Drugs 'To Blame Over Spate Of Violence Among US Soldiers' — (The Telegraph)
News brief: Centralia standoff target’s cause of death concluded to be suicide — (Lewis County Sirens)
Left Hanging: Suicide in Bridgend — (davidhealy.org)
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.
Resigned Detention Deputy Arrested After Investigation — (Polk County Sheriff's Office)
THE DEATH OF FRANCES MCKEOWN — (Report By The Prisoner Ombudsmanfor Northern Ireland)
SSRI Ed note: Suicidal prisoner on Prozac has violent thoughts, takes Trazodone, commits suicide.
Depression meds found in Accent Signage shooter’s home, police say — (MPR NEWS)
SSRI Ed note: Introverted, "laid back guy" on Mirtazapine, Trazodone, Temazepam, buys gun, ammo, is fired, shoots, kills 5, at work then self. Mental illness blamed.
Lawsuit Against The NHLPA By The Late Derek Boogaard’s Family Signals Legal Concern For The NHL —(Ruling Sports)
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.
Mary Kennedy Death — (TMZ)
Plane Crash Victim Was Sioux Falls Doctor — (Keloland.com)
SSRI Ed note: Pilot on fluoxetine (Prozac) and Trazodone fails to land plane properly and is killed.
Kim Richards Spills the Beans on Her Drug Issues—(Gather)
Trial Begins For Okmulgee Woman Charged With Death Of Child — (Newson6.com)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 3, moved from stable foster home to Creek Nation tribal home where new foster mom, on Trazodone, murders her after just one day, gets 4 years.
Ex-wife feared Seal Beach suspect as unbalanced — (CBS News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on trazodone and topamax, in custody dispute with estranged wife, shoots her and 8 others at her salon, killing her and 7 others.
Antidepressant Risk for Seniors Varies by Class — (MedPage)
Logan mom pleads guilty to drugging daughters — (4Utah.com)
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.
Westminster DUI Lawyer May is charged with DUI — (Wenatchee World)
SSRI Ed note: Man on clonazepam, Effexor and Trazodone causes serious car crash, cannot remember, behaves strangely.
One Death, Two Stories: Jail officials, family relate different stories surrounding inmate death — (Fredericksburg Patch)
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.
Soldier faces international scrutiny, death penalty — (The Post Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier sees 8 in his unit killed incl 2 friends, given Zoloft, Trazadone, becomes delusional, shoots prisoner, diagnosed schizophrenic, court marshalled.
Bob Ward murder case: Diane Ward ingested many anti-depressant drugs, defense expert says — (Orlando Sentinel)
SSRI Ed note: Wife of millionaire, on high doses of Celexa & Trazodone, dies from gunshot. Husband claims he tried to stop suicide, is convicted of murder.
Simon Monjack Autopsy Report: Cause of Death Oddly Similar to Wife Brittany — (Gather News)
Eric Jasinski jailed for not deploying to Iraq — (Courage to Resist Newsletter)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier given trazodone and Zoloft for PTSD told to deploy to Iraq, he refusesF.
Pilots in crash may have been impaired — (Tulsa World)
Man kills father under influence of prescription antidepressant — (Kennebec Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man resists Trazodone says it's dangerous, makes him violent, he is ignored, injected. Has psychotic episode, kills father, assaults mother. Found guilty.
‘I'm messed up’: Iraq war veteran says PTSD led him to crime, prison—(The Tribune-Democrat)
‘I’m messed up’: Iraq war veteran says PTSD led him to crime, prison—(The Tribune-Democrat)
Those grieving after a suicide forever wonder what they could have done to save a life—(ledger-enquirer.com)
The Last Tour – A decorated marine’s war within — (The New Yorker)
Michael TAYLOR v. STATE of Missouri — (FindLaw)
SSRI Ed note: Inmate given psych drugs as child rapes, drowns classmate at 15. Given Trazodone, kills a fellow inmate while delirious the next year. Mental illness blamed.
Sandy officer’s DUII arrest surfaces — (The Sandy Post)
SSRI Ed note: Policeman on Wellbutrin, Trazodone, Celexa drives impaired, tries to get out of consequences, controversy ensues.
Marine gets sentence of time served — (The San Diego Union-Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier given Ambien, Trazodone, Valium for anxiety and insomnia kills iraqi soldier in rage, is charged, convicted.