Archive for Wellbutrin (bupropion) – Page 2

Case closed in March road rage murder-suicide — (Mountain Democrat)
What We Don’t Talk About When We Don’t Talk About Torture — (The Bleader)
SSRI Ed note: Zoloft and Wellbutrin withdrawal cause man to lose sleep, which in turn causes delirium.
Horror comes home: Veterans with posttraumatic stress disorder — (Canadian Family Physician)
Manhattanville mom describes choking ‘rude’ daughter — (Lohud)
SSRI Ed note: Mum on Wellbutrin charged with strangling her "rude" teenage daughter then attempting suicide.
Coroner's jury rules cause of death of man shot by Taser 'undetermined' — (The State Journal-Register)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Prozac, Wellbutrin breaks into neighbours' home, beats a woman, is subdued, dies en route to hospital.
US Kids Represent Psychiatric Drug Goldmine — (Truthout)
Chantix User almost Killed Himself­ Or Someone Else—(Lawyersandsettlements.com)
Those grieving after a suicide forever wonder what they could have done to save a life—(ledger-enquirer.com)
Parents who lost children to suicide share experiences, advice — (Gazette.net) Parents’ Worst Nightmare — (Bethesda Magazine)
SSRI Ed note: Children with troubles need support and attention. Antidepressants make things worse.
Details emerge in Middletown family murder-suicide —(The Frederick News-Post)
SSRI Ed note: Man on cocktail of antidepressant and other meds kills his wife and 3 young children, then himself. Financial worries are blamed.
Santa Clara County jails cut off prescription-drug pipeline—(mercurynews.com)
Muslim woman critical of Gilbert police treatment—(AZCentral.com)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking Wellbutrin, stopped by police when her car is swerving, blames racial profiling when police suspect she is intoxicated.
Jailhouse interview: Murder suspect Cameron Terhune says nothing he did measured up—(The Modesto Bee)
ALEXANDER v. STATE—(leagle.com)
Teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder, conspiracy in her mother’s stabbing death—(the-dispatch)
Trial begins in 2006 workplace killing — (The Chicago Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Wellbutrin, Ambien stabs boss to death with knife, sentenced to 40 years. Appeal re: involuntary intoxication denied, court disagrees meds key factor.
Evelyn Pringle: SSRI Pushers under Fire — (Scoop)
Expert says reasons are many; Petaluma building official may have been taking medication — (The Press Democrat)
SSRI Ed note: Suicide "expert" thinks job loss caused unexpected suicide of building official, his daughter understands it was Wellbutrin, noting that it "altered his mind".
Meds Taken by Ship’s Pilot Led to Action — (Associated Press)
SSRI Ed note: Ship's pilot on diazepam (Valium), bupropion (Wellbutrin) & many other meds unable to navigate properly, causes accident, fuel spill.
Guest Commentary: Senseless Acts of Violence: From the shooter’s family point of view
SSRI Ed note: Man used to helping others deal with dependency stops his Wellbutrin, drinks heavily, shoots neighbour, kills himself.
Uncomfortably numb — (The Globe and Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Talented writer describes her loss of emotional response while taking antidepressants.
Psychologist Sued by Family for Daughter’s Death — (Lawyers and Settlements)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman takes Zoloft, stops grieving for injured boyfriend, takes up with 40-yr psychologist who gives her lots of drugs, she dies by overdose. Family sues.
Woman’s death ruled suicide by overdose — (The Daily Miner)
SSRI Ed note: Woman dies by overdosing on Wellbutrin.
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.
Andrea Yates case: Yates found not guilty by reason of insanity — (CNN)
SSRI Ed note: Dedicated mom of 5, former nurse, drugged into delusions with Haldol, Effexor, Wellbutrin, drowns 5 kids, found insane. Blame put to not enough Haldol.
Dallas child molester going back to prison — (The Dallas Morning News)
SSRI Ed note: Child molester on Wellbutrin violates terms of parole, psychologist acknowledges med can make a person act on whatever thought enters his head.
Man found guilty of first-degree murder in drowning of tot — (The Arizona Republic)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Wellbutrin drowns toddler, claims med caused rage, prosecutor denies possibility, he is found guilty of 1st degree murder, gets 25 years.
Creve Coeur standoff death ruled a suicide. Family’s attorney says witnesses claim he was unarmed when shot — (The Peoria Journal Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Wellbutrin drinks, gets police to shoot him,saying he does not have the guts to kill himself. Coroner rules death suicide. Police awarded medal.
Lexapro related suicide? — (Drugs.com)
SSRI Ed note: Woman reports sister, anxious about pending divorce, tries Lazapro becomes suicidal, totally unable to cope, kills herself. Responder confirms suicidal urges.
Drugs might breed violence; Attacks on staff rise at Western State Hospital — (The News Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Washington hospital finds that increasing use of SSRI antidepressants and certain neuroleptics increases patient agitation, aggression, violence.
Warning: giving up smoking can seriously damage your health — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Man quitting smoking has an extreme negative reaction to Zyban (bupropion, or Wellbutrin) manages to hang on and avoid disaster.
Threats jolt two Rutherford schools — (Daily News Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Boy on Wellbutrin threatens classmates. Virginia Tech massacre blamed.
Antidepressants may not help fight bipolar disorder — (The Los Angeles Times)
SSRI Ed note: Research shows people with bipolar diagnosis do better with placebo than with Paxil, Wellbutrin. NIMH concludes new drugs needed; only solution is drugs.
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.
Evolving epidemiology of drug-induced seizures reported to a Poison Control Center System — (Journal of Medical Toxicology)
SSRI Ed note: California poison control study indicates that Wellbutrin, benedryl and Effexor are among leading seizure causing drugs.
UF alum remembered with scholarship — (The Gainesville Sun)
SSRI Ed note: Professor at NYU prescribed Wellbutrin for "personality disorder", breaks with boyfriend, dies by suicide. Mental illness blamed.
‘I don’t want anyone to end up like me’ — (The Boston Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Former Patriots' linebacker with CTE takes Wellbutrin, Prozac, depression worsens, he becomes confused, unreliable, has memory lapses, loses relationship.
Toxicology reports find antidepressant — (Lansing State Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Wellbutrin shoots and kills his ex-wife, her boyfriend, and himself.
Manslaughter charges filed — (Bartsville Examiner-Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Man taking Zyprexa, Ambien, Prozac and Wellbutrin drives, speeds, hits another car right off the road, killing a woman. Is clearly impaired.
POLICE SUSPECT OD IN MAN’S DEATH — (The Kentucky Post)
SSRI Ed note: Friend of murder suspect, on wellbutrin and sertraline, involved in standoff, dies by suicide.
Suspect’s mother says son was on anti-depressants — (WTHR 13)
SSRI Ed note: Man diagnosed with bipolar, on "heavy doses" of Wellbutrin and Prozac, buys a gun and shoots 4 coworkers. Teasing is blamed.
ROBERSON v. STATE — (Leagle)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 16, "never aggressive or violent before taking Weelbutrin" goes on and off the drug, stabs another teen while in withdrawal. Mental illness blamed.
Mixing alcohol and pills is dangerous — (Newsday)
SSRI Ed note: THe Graedons warn that mixing bupropion and escitalopram with booze could be fatal.
Local D.J.’s death accident, not homicide — (KGET News)
SSRI Ed note: Disc jockey taking Wellbutrin has seizure, slumps into a position where she cannot breathe, dies.
Laguna ordered to serve 25 years in prison — (Ironwood Daily Globe)
SSRI Ed note: Trial Uses Involuntary Intoxication Defense; Fails Despite Acknowledgment of Drugs' Role
Supreme Court Rules: Psychiatrist may be sued in death — (Asbury Park Press)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac becomes suicidal and unstable. Wellbutrin added, Prozac dose upped, Lithium added. She commits suicide. Husband sues doctor.
Camp checklist: Sunscreen, bug spray, and Zoloft — (The Rutland Herald)
SSRI Ed note: One third of kids sent to camp are on psychoactive meds in 2006. One 11-yr-old child gets Concerta, Clonidine and Wellbutrin.
Mother, son and Nashua teenager missing, Police say they may be heading out West — (The Concord Monitor)
SSRI Ed note: Counselor on Prozac and Wellbutrin has relationship with teen client, they run off together with her young son.
Woman is back in jail after SUV incident — (Deseret News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on 2 SSRIs tries to kill estranged husband by driving into building to run him over.
Doctor talks of meds’ effect on defendant — (The Oregonian)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Serzone (now withdrawn from US market), Wellbutrin starts downward spiral, murders wife. Misinformation about "bilpolar". Mental illness blamed.