Archive for Trazodone – Page 2

Those grieving after a suicide forever wonder what they could have done to save a life—(
The Last Tour – A decorated marine’s war within — (The New Yorker)
SSRI Ed note: Brothers, one a decorated veteran marine, on trazodone and Zoloft for PTSD, die by suicide.
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.
Kids sedated before fatal Salt Lake County fire — (Deseret Morning News)
SSRI Ed note: Mum separates from husband, prescribed Trazodone and Celexa, sedates her 3 children, starts a fire in house, stabs herself, all die.
Iowa Woman Accused of Drugging Salsa — (
SSRI Ed note: Woman puts her Trazodone in a salsa dip, making her friend sick. Authorities recognize that Trazodone is a "harmful substance" under these circumstances.
Who was Asa Coon? — (
SSRI Ed note: "Smart" teen, 14, on Trazodone and another med since 12 yrs old, shoots and kills 2 teachers, 2 students and himself at his school.
State of Utah vs. Leonard Preston GALL — (FindLaw)
SSRI Ed note: Teen given Paxil, Wellbutrin, Desyrel has terrible problems, esp in withdrawal. Violently murders mom who wanted him on drugs. Mental illness blamed.
Heavily medicated teen shoots, kills step-mom — (The Lahontan Valley News)
SSRI Ed note: Teen on Prozac, Trazodone and Topamax shoots her step-mother in the head, killing her. Another young life destroyed by psych meds.
Husband killed himself and wife after marriage break-up — (Get Reading)
SSRI Ed note: Man whose marriage has broken down after 40 yrs over disagreements re: finances is given antidepressants by GP. He stabs wife to death then jumps off cliff.
Douglas Richardson v. Glaxosmithkline — (United States District Court, W.D. Tennessee)
SSRI Ed note: Paxil makes man suicidal but lawsuit fails because of lack of proof of causality between the drug and the suicide attempts. Took other A/D as well.
Woman Who Killed Sons, Self Gave Warning Of Intent — (The Denver Channel)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Paxil, Trazodone, diet pill tells doctor of her violent and suicidal thoughts, backs down when probed, goes home and kills her kids and herself.
Details emerge in Epping deaths — (Seacoast Online)
SSRI Ed note: Divorced mom Paxil, Trazodone, Sonata, and Lorazepam threatens suicide, later drowns her daughter, 6, and hangs herself.
Why Did Julie Take Her Life? — (
SSRI Ed note: College student with everything kills herself a week after starting two antidepressants.
Jealous boyfriend tells of death struggle — (the Yorkshire Post)
SSRI Ed note: Irrationally paranoid man on antidepressants, following failed suicide attempt, strangles girlfriend he professes to love.
Pharmacologist testifies that drugs may have led to pipe bomb killings — (Pittsburgh Live)
Mother saw no signs of trouble before ex-husband shot children — (Chicago Daily Herald)
Suspect (in Wakefield murders) was taking drugs for depression — (Boston Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Paxil, Desyrel and Prozac (recent dosage increase) brings gun to workplace, shoots 7 co-workers. Mental illness blamed, insanity doubted.
What Happened to Caitlin? — (Glenn and Mary McIntosh)
SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrists drive 12-yr-old to suicide with drugs
Expert Rebuts Drug Defense — (Daytona Beach News-Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man prescribed Effexor, Trazadone, Ativan, & Ambien for insomnia, depression, bludgeons girlfriend to death, pharmacist testifies drugs not responsible.
Woman Burns Down Own Home — (The Nashua Telegraph)
Toxicologists Wrestle With Chemical Puzzle; 400 Scientists Gather This Week At Snowbird for Annual Meeting; Toxicologists Gather for Their Annual Meeting — (The Salt Lake Tribune)
A LIVING TESTAMENT — (The Miami Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Popular, successful psychotherapist takes Xanax, Prozac, Trazodone, other meds, is stressed, dies of heart failure, officially no explanation.
The Sam Kastanis Case — (HBO)
SSRI Ed note: Woman in withdrawal from Prozac, Trazodone stabs her 3 children, herself to death, husband is charged but escapes due to testimony of astute pathologist.