Archive for Zoloft (sertraline) – Page 2

Common antidepressants ‘linked to increased risk of violent behaviour in young people’ — (Belfast Telegraph) Rx for violence? — (LA Times)
SSRI Ed note: Study shows antidepressants associated with violence, especially among young people. Study flawed because it counts period after discontinuance as drug-free.
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.
Officer cleared in fatal shooting of armed Ludlow man — (Bangor Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Man on drug cocktail and alcohol dies in confrontation with police
‘Queen of Versailles’ Star Victoria Siegel’s Autopsy Shows She Died of Methadone and Sertraline Toxicity — (Eton Line)
SSRI Ed note: Teen "battling an addiction to prescription medication", on sertraline/Zoloft, methadone dies from overdose of these meds.
Southampton mother pleads guilty to killing son, 5, in car blaze, court hears — (Hampshire Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Mom on Zoloft acts bizarre, goes missing, attempts murder-suicide by burning her 5-yr-old son and herself in a car. Survives, pleads guilty, committed.
Misty Upham: the tragic death and unscripted life of Hollywood’s rising star — (The Guardian)
SSRI Ed note: Native American actress dies tragically
Antidepressants Linked to Bone Fractures in Menopausal Women – Shorter treatment duration may lower risk, investigators found — (Medpage Today)
SSRI Ed note: Study in the journal "Injury Prevention" shows women who take SSRIs to treat menopausal symptoms 76% more likely to suffer a bone fracture/break.
How the US Mental Health System Makes Natives Sick and Suicidal — (
SSRI Ed note: IHS seeks to medicalize experience of colonization, lost autonomy, pretend it is depression treatable with SSRIs. Result is increase in suicides, worse health.
Edward Covington, who killed his girlfriend and her two children, sentenced to death — (Tampa Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man on psychoactive meds since childhood kills and dismembers woman and her 2 kids, talks to corpse, then hides in closet wearing only underwear.
Chicago-area man pleads guilty to air-traffic facility fire — (The State Journal-Register)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft attempts suicide, sets fire to radar facility, causes massive disruption in flights, over $100 million in losses. Mental illness blamed.
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.
St. Louis jury hears nation’s first suit claiming Zoloft caused birth defects — (St Louis Post-Dispatch)
SSRI Ed note: Mom is first to sue Pfizer because Zoloft caused her baby to be born with multiple heart problems. Jury decides plaintiff's did not prove drug was cause.
Murder trial: McLinn describes killing Sasko in police interview — (Lawrence Journal-World)
SSRI Ed note: Woman who has violent thoughts on Zoloft switched to Pristiq, they intensify, she buys, kills pet rabbit, then the man she lives with, using knife. No emotion.
September death in Amherst of Marissa Jackson ruled suicide — (Amherst Bulletin)
Husband enters not guilty plea in wife’s murder — (Post-Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Xanax, Zoloft and Valium, as well as sleep medication appears to have murdered his wife although he denies it and may not remember.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (
Bright colors celebrate life of girl tossed from bridge — (USA TODAY)
SSRI Ed note: Man on Zoloft, other meds acts strangely, is chased by police, stops on bridge and throws his adored daughter off it. Wife blames bipolar,
Contra Costa County foster youth’s mysterious death under investigation — (San Jose Mercury News)
Garber shooting: Expert says deputies broke protocol — (The Mansfield News Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Police are called to domestic incident of man on Zoloft (it "makes him mean"), they escalate, man threatens them, they kill him. Killing a "breach of protocol".
Troubled schoolgirl, 14, died in her sleep after being given depression medication which is only meant for adults — (Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Anxious teen, 14, prescribed quetiapine & sertraline, dies in her sleep. Coroner refuses to connect death to drugs.
Saco man who killed family, self, had stopped taking antidepressants when he lost his insurance — (Bangor Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Man stops taking Zoloft, kills wife and 3 children in a rage, a case of extreme violent over-reaction.
Avoidable Mortality in Cumbria: A Case File Review of 78 Suicides — (Liverpool John Moores University)
SSRI Ed note: Cumbria suicide data show that most victims 2008-2012 were on at least one pscyhoactive drug, and most were on an antidepressant. 48% of known on SSRI.
When does “Not guilty by reason of insanity” apply? — (The Virginian-Pilot)
SSRI Ed note: Woman with new baby is prescribed Zoloft, becomes psychotic, "hormones" get the blame
‘Beautiful and vibrant’ nurse, 28, hanged herself after becoming tormented by chronic psoriasis — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: "Beautiful, vibrant" nurse who feels "tired and down" given sertraline (Zoloft), feels worse, hangs herself several weeks later. Psoriasis blamed.
Psychologist casts doubt on Marsh insanity defense — (The Davis Enterprise)
SSRI Ed note: Teen has bad reaction to Prozac & Zoloft, in a dreamlike state stabs to death elderly couple, prosecutor invents motive. Found guilty, he gets 52 years.
Inquest into death of Newport dad and Argus worker— (South Wales Argus)
SSRI Ed note: Man on sertraline drinks, drowns in river in mysterious circumstances.
Mother sought treatment, claimed to hear voices before tossing kids out window — (ABC 13 Action News)
Police: Arson suspect upset he had to move out — (The Columbian)
LEGEBOKOFF TRIAL: Loren Leslie not suicidal, say parents — (Prince George Free Press)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 12, treated for self-harm becomes delusional, PTSD, given Zoloft, diagnosed bipolar, overdoses. Murdered at 15, parents insist not suicidal.
Remy changes plea to guilty in stabbing death of girlfriend — (WCVB5)
SSRI Ed note: Man assaults, later kills his fiancee
"I refused to give up on my daughter" — (Sherman Silverstein)
Missouri Court of Appeals Decision re: Troy Marlin — (Missouri Court of Appeals Western District)
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)
I won’t be long behind you’: The heartbreaking story of a loving husband who died just hours after his beloved wife — (Wales Online)
SSRI Ed note: Sertraline causes 2 deaths - Mrx Cross dies from the drug combined with pain meds, her husband Adrian cannot bear that she is gone, dies by suicide.
Deputy wants wrongful death suit in 2012 teen shooting dismissed — (Cherokee Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Deputy staff called to help kills 16-yr-old
Antidepressant regulations tightened following suicide — (Copenhagen Post)
Utah tragedy: The last flight of Speedy Peterson — (Salt Lake City Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Olympic skier on Adderall, Vyvanse, Ritalin and Zoloft dies by suicide.
I was prescribed 20mg Citalopram for anxiety — (
Ned Vizzini Commits Suicide, Another Victim of Depression — (Liberty Voice)
SSRI Ed note: Acclaimed author prescribed Wellbutrin, Zoloft, and Effexor, commits suicide.
McCoy v State of Florida: Death sentence upheld — (FindLaw)
Antidepressants: Preschoolers Remain a Fast Growing Market — (Liberty Voice)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
Utah doctor Martin MacNeill found guilty of murdering his wife after coercing her into plastic surgery, drugging her and leaving her to die in tub — ( NY Daily News)
Woman from Republic is charged with killing toddler daughter with anti-depressant — (KY3)
Compulsive behaviors as a side effect of antitremor drug — (The Seattle Times)
Man indicted for death of former CJL director — (The Daily Princetonian)
SSRI Ed note: Young man on mood stabilizer and Zoloft gets into trouble repeatedly, drives aggressively and rams a vehicle, causing death.
Louisiana sues Pfizer, saying it misled public about Zoloft — (
Fatal overdose after operation — (Blackpool Gazette)
Judge orders release of El Monte officers’ personnel records in Khoa Le suit — (San Gabriel Valley Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Police officers kill man on Zoloft who had argued with his father.
Anti-depressants Can Cause Sudden Death — (Health Impact News Daily)