Archive for Wellbutrin (bupropion)

Ontario court throws out law barring self-induced intoxication as defence for sexual assault — (The National Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man overdoses on Wellbutrin, decides his elderly mother is an alien, stabs and almost kills her.
What Happened to Elisa Lam, Who Was Found Dead on the Roof of an L.A. Hotel in a Water Tank? — (Yahoo)
SSRI Ed note: Tourist prescribed toxic combo (Wellbutrin,+Lamictal+Seroquel+Effexor) for "bipolar" acts strangely, tries to reduce, has psychotic episode, dies in water tank.
New study: antidepressants significantly raise the risk of suicide in the treatment of depression for adults — (Council for Evidence-Based Psychiatry)
SSRI Ed note: A 2019 study finds adults treated with antidepressants are 2.5 times more likely to attempt suicide than controls, due to effects of the drug, NOT depression.
Northwestern student’s death caused by alcohol, prescription drugs, ME finds — (The Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: University student taking Proxac (fluoxetine) and bupropion (Wellbutrin) drinks alcohol, dies, coroner identifies cause as drug toxicity.
A Mother’s Very, Very Worst Nightmare — (Mad In America)
SSRI Ed note: Another victim of a zolpidem (Ambien) - SSRI combo. Mom gets it with Zoloft and Wellbutrin, becomes delirious, murders daughter, attempts suicide, no memory.
Operator in fatal Texas balloon crash flew despite cloud warning, using painkillers and antidepressants — (Dallas News)
SSRI Ed note: Balloon pilot with DUI convictions for car, usually careful flying, goes up in cloudy weather on various medications including Wellbutrin, crashed, killing 16.
Bodies of missing Highlands Ranch mother and her two young boys found in minivan in Lone Tree — (The Denver Post)
SSRI Ed note: Great mom on Pristiq, Wellbutrin kills herself, her two young boys. No warning, no motive. Everyone, including husband, shocked. Depression blamed.
Former doctor testifies in Lypps trial: Alleged murder victim was ‘out of control’ — (The San Luis Obispo Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Depressed woman taking Effexor, possible withdrawal from Wellbutrin, Abilify, Klonopin, dies in bathtub. Husband charged with murder, acquitted.
Testimony focuses on drug use in Buendia attempted murder trial — (Bay News 9)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 13 drugs charged with attempted murder
Sand City shooting: Mother of dead suspect recalls son’s troubles — (Santa Cruz Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on drug cocktail including Wellbutrin, $160K in warrants outstanding, shot and killed with her boyfriend in standoff with police outside Target store.
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.
Joseph Biegert Death Case Report — (Wisconsin Division of Criminal Investigation)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on several medications lives alone, is killed in altercation with the police when they come to check on him.
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.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (
VA responsible for vet’s suicide — (Military Times)
SSRI Ed note: Veterans Affairs continues to use combinations of SSRIs and neuroleptics to treat PTSD despite the many suicides that result.
Confined‎: The death of Eddie Snowshoe — (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Aboriginal man is incarcerated, given psychoactive drugs. He deteriorates, becomes suicidal and dies by suicide. The drugs are never blamed.
FSU Shooter Myron May Left Message: ‘I Do Not Want to Die in Vain’ — (NBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Successful, popular self-made lawyer takes Wellbutrin, Vyvanse, becomes paranoid, delusional, shoots, kills 3 at Florida State, killed by police.
Terry Bradshaw: Interview with Scott Ross — (
SSRI Ed note: Football player diagnosed and medicated for ADD is diagnosed with serious depression, and treated for that, does not cope, has 3 marriages.
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.
GSK pays $105 million in settlement for alleged improper marketing of drugs — (MoneyLife)
Whitewash from the Outset, the Fort Hood Shootings April 2, 2014 — (Donald J. Farber, Attorney at Law); Army Report: Fort Hood Mass Shooter Ivan Lopez on Psychotropic Cocktail of Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, Lunesta
SSRI Ed note: Lawyer and expert who testified before House of Representatives, at FDA public hearings exposes cover-up of SSRI effects by military brass.
Dad Of Fort Hood Shooter Says Son ‘Must Not Have Been In Right Mind’ — (Huffington Post)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier on meds including Celexa, Wellbutrin, Ambien, and Lunesta goes on shooting spree, killing 3 and injuring 16. Family speculates that recent deaths responsible.
Industrious, loving nature of Rebecca Greene remembered at 23rd birthday memorial — (The Red and Black)
Ned Vizzini Commits Suicide, Another Victim of Depression — (Liberty Voice)
SSRI Ed note: Acclaimed author prescribed Wellbutrin, Zoloft, and Effexor, commits suicide.
CSU student's October suicide prompts policy changes — (
Jail policy of letting prisoners self-medicate questioned —(The New Orleans Advocate)
Beach Police say ‘crushed powder’ found on children’s food — (News Channel 3)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
Missing man’s plane found at airport, wrecked with his body on board — (The Post and Courier)
Tampa man poisoned his disabled girlfriend, detectives say — (Tampa Tribune)
Anti-depressants Can Cause Sudden Death — (Health Impact News Daily)
Antidepressant Wellbutrin becomes ‘poor man’s cocaine’ on Toronto streets — (Global News)
Doctors Warn Of Potentially Deadly ‘Zombie’ Effects Of Using Anti-Depressant Wellbutrin To Get High — (National Post)
Karen Bouquillon, solid waste manager for Northampton, charged with illegal drug possession, drunken driving — (Daily Hampshire Gazette)
Missing Gaston woman died from drug overdose — (Gaston Gazette)
My daughter is 15 and attempted suicide by overdose — (Circle of Moms)
SSRI Ed note: Moms are agonized by teens' suicide attempts, mostly by overdose of psych meds, never wondering if the drugs may be part of the problem.
Left Hanging: Suicide in Bridgend — (
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.
Tommy’s Story — (Dead Man’s Vitamin)
SSRI Ed note: Happy family man prescribed Zoloft and Wellbutrin for anxiety commits suicide.
Local will serve life sentence in murder — (Marietta Daily Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Three different SSRIs plus Ambien worsen the situation for a couple with problems, finally he bludgeons her and sets her on fire.
Army mom: Military suicides ‘out of control’ — (Army Times)
Husband of Boynton Beach woman who died in Georgia helicopter crash sues manufacturer — (Palm Beach Post)
Deciding to Live: Shauna's story of depression, suicides, healing — (Florida Times-Union)
OCEANSIDE: Assault trial begins for police chief's wife — (U T San Diego)
Antidepressants Starting my Panic Attacks — (MD Junction)
Bupropion no "magic bullet" in post-MI smokers — (Medscape)
Son of author Debbie Macomber found dead — (Port Orchard Independent Reporter)
Death of missing Saco man ruled a suicide
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.
Witness says Merritt ‘was on a mission’ in bar slaying — (The Knoxville News Sentinel)
SSRI Ed note: Man on cocktail of psych drugs including Lexapro, Wellbutrin, gets into a fight at a bar, shoots and kills a man and cuts and chews a piece of flesh. Gets life.