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".
Forciea sues ex-psychotherapist, claiming misdiagnosis — (The Star Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Prominent sports marketer and political mastermind is prescribed Wellbutrin, he inexplicably turns to fraud, loses everthing, thinks he is bipolar.
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.