Archive for Breathing problems

Woman almost dies from an allergic reaction after taking prescribed antidepressants — (Natural News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman has bad reaction to antidepressant, is misdiagnosed, stays on A/D, other drugs added, she gets worse, almost dies. Typical failure to spot drug effect.
Fountain Hills community rallies around family struck by tragedy — (
SSRI Ed note: Popular teen, good student with bright future, loves sports, prescribed antidepressants after brother's accident death, dies from overdose.
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.
Grandad hanged himself at his Gillow Heath home — (Stoke Sentinel)
Prozac Lawsuits — (Drug Reporter)
SSRI Ed note: Article describes a number of lawsuits with common theme Eli Lilly failed to warn about serious side effects.
Research confirms antidepressant-autism link — (WND)
Mother missed dying daughter's phone call — (The West Australian)
Accrington metal worker died after taking methadone — (Accrington Observer)
Dead woman was on cocktail of drugs – coroner — (
Coroner says patients at risk from ‘poor communication’ from Loxford Polyclinic to drug services — (Iford Recorder)
Mother Sues Pfizer Over Son’s Death from Zoloft Birth Defects — (Top Class Actions)
Mum warns of internet drugs after son’s death — (Melton Times)
Rehtaeh Parsons: Shamed into Suicide — (People)
SSRI Ed note: Despite antidepressants, teen is unable to cope with aftermath of sexual assault, commits suicide. Failure to prosecute is blamed.
My Horrible Experiences With Zoloft And One Other Medication — (
SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants becomes fidgety, has mood swings, bizarre behaviour, dies of heart failure. Huntington's early onset is blamed.
Partner's tribute to Llangennech man after tragic drug and alcohol death — (Llanelli Star)
Dead student’s family call for clampdown on slimming drug — (The Guardian)
My Personal Big Mistake And Anti-Depressant Withdrawal — (
Adult antidepressants suspected in suicides of Canadian kids — (Toronto Star)
Thousands of pregnant women at risk from antidepressants, doctors warn — (The Telegraph)
Ravinder death an accident — (Bedford Today)
Paxil Nightmare — Birth-Defect Lawsuits Mounting — (WEBWIRE)
Baby deaths spark fears over antidepressants — (CBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Two moms have their newborns die due to Effexor they took while pregnant.
Two Cases of Babies Dying Whose Mother Took Effexor During Pregnancy — (Kamloops This Week)
Are Veterans Being Given Deadly Cocktails to Treat PTSD? — (Alternet)
SSRI Ed note: Veteran, drugged into stupor with Paxil, Klonapin and Seroquel develops serious health problems from his prescribed meds, then dies from their effects.
City Stab Victim Turned Attacker — (The Inverness Courier)
SSRI Ed note: Man attacked in street brawl given antidepressants, his health deteriorates, he loses his job, attacks a stranger.
parmadale murders another child – Faith Finley died after being restrained in banned position— (REALNEO)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 17, on psychotropic medication suffocates while being restrained because of "disruptive behavior" at a center for troubled children.
Mum Charged After Death Of Child — (Hackney Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Toddler boy, 20 months dies with antidepressant in his system. Mom charged.
Remarkable recovery for man drugged with antidepressants as teen — (Star News Group)
SSRI Ed note: Young man's life almost destroyed by antidepressants, he ends up in come but makes a remarkable recovery.
Footballer jilted by love took overdose — (Express & Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes antidepressants for 27 years, is still depressed, never marries, eventually takes too many pills, dies.
Court scraps Ilusorios vs Ilusorios cases — (Philippine Daily Inquirer)
SSRI Ed note: Feuding family members accuse each other of causing their father's death. One accusation, rejected by the court, was a charge he died from Zoloft overdose.
Grandmother died after ‘taking unprescribed medication’ — (Lancashire Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants and sleeping tablets takes too many meds, dies.
Doctors Fail to Recognize Life-Threatening Serotonin Syndrome — (Cure Zone)
SSRI Ed note: Girl, 4, heavily medicated with psychoactive drugs since 2 1/2, dies of seratonin syndrome.
Girl wants $100,000 after she was given wrong drug — (The West Virginia Record)
SSRI Ed note: Teen, 17, prescribed bactericidal is given Effexor by pharmacy instead, she suffers side effects and harm from lack or proper treatment.
Venlafaxine implicated in many unexpected deaths in British Columbia — (CMAJ)
SSRI Ed note: Chief Analyst for the B.C. Provincial Toxicology Centre implicates venlafaxine (Effexor) in well over 100 deaths not officially attributed to the drug.
Man guilty of trying to kill five — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Immigrant child treated badly in English schools, becomes troubled loner. NHS believes he must be permanently heavily drugged. He quits meds, commits murder.
VA pharmacist treated troubled man — (The Tennessean)
SSRI Ed note: VA pharmacist prescribes Zoloft to man, his mental state worsens, she ups the dose, he goes on a shooting spree. No deaths, he gets 8-yr prison sentence.
Strong Arm of the Law — (New Times Broward-Palm Beach)
SSRI Ed note: Man who becomes psychotic on Prozac takes illegal drugs, behaves strangely, gets into altercation with police, is tasered and dies.
Accused Killer Admitted Making Up Story — (The Spokesman Review)
SSRI Ed note: Child prescribed Paxil may have died from overdose.