Police: ‘Very lackadaisical’ driver charged in fatal crash had double dose of antidepressant in system — (The News Tribune)Tuesday, July 26th, 2016SSRI Ed note: Woman, 73, on antidepressants causes fatal crash, appears unconcerned.
Questions remain for family following Presteigne ‘murder’ inquest — (The Brecon & Radnor Express)Wednesday, November 19th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Man drinks, takes potentially fatal dose of Prozac, is found in a field with a head injury, later dies in hospital.
Missouri Court of Appeals Decision re: Troy Marlin — (Missouri Court of Appeals Western District)Tuesday, March 25th, 2014
LOS ANGELES COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES v. Heidi S. — (COURT OF APPEAL OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA)Wednesday, November 13th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Woman on Wellbutrin, Zoloft, Seroquel for postpartum depression takes baby to park, drinks, becomes severely intoxicated, loses custody of son.
STATE of New Jersey v. Baum — (Leagle)Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Wilsden woman with severe back pain 'took accidental overdose' — (Bradford Telegraph and Argus)Wednesday, January 9th, 2013
Children’s deaths shattered family — (Edmonton Sun) Allyson McConnell, Alberta Mother Who Drowned Sons In Bathtub, Sentenced To Six Years For Manslaughter — (Associated Press)Tuesday, March 13th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Mum on antidepressant drowns her sons, returns home to Australia and kills herself there.
Antidepressants for dementia patients linked to frequent falling — (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)Thursday, January 12th, 2012
Gone Without a Case: Suspicious Elder Deaths Rarely Investigated — (ProPublica)Wednesday, December 21st, 2011
Antidepressant Risk for Seniors Varies by Class — (MedPage)Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Richard Morrison Convicted Of Murder — (WCTV)Monday, August 1st, 2011SSRI Ed note: Woman on Prozac stabs herself, boyfriend convicted of murder
Urgent Warnings Released on Antidepressants and Zyvox Antibiotic, Methylene Blue — (About.com)Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Police: Man who fired at TV crew took prescription drugs, had slurred speech— (Las Vegas Sun)Friday, April 29th, 2011
Child put in danger by drunken Worcestershire psychic — (Worcester News)Saturday, August 14th, 2010
Hallucinations in Hospital Pose Risk to Elderly — (The New York Times)Sunday, June 20th, 2010
School bus driver charged Police say Coal Township woman DUI in May 19 crash — (Newsitem.com)Saturday, June 5th, 2010
Fractures, Hyponatremia Linked [to SSRI use] in the Elderly — (Renal and Urology News)Saturday, March 28th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Lenox Hill Hospital research team finds that elderly patients taking SSRIs more likely to suffer from hyponatremia, associated with numerous health problems.
Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology — (Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology)Saturday, January 10th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Child given Ritalin, clonidine and Prozac experiences horrible side effects over 10 months, "expires", cytochrome P450 CYP2D (gene) defect discovered.
Woman claims doctor’s alleged negligence caused husband’s suicide — (The St Clair Record)Tuesday, January 6th, 2009SSRI Ed note: Man anxious over PSA test, 2nd test OK, doc puts him on Celexa anyway, anxiety continues, he suffers falls, it is stopped, he dies by suicide. Widow sues.
Falls, depression and antidepressants in later life — (Eureka Alert)Thursday, June 19th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Researchers find that seniors on antidepressants fall more frequently than unmedicated people.
Older motorists under influence of drugs — (The Age)Wednesday, May 21st, 2008SSRI Ed note: Australia discovers that older people on psych meds are a road hazard due to drowsiness, blackouts, seizures, confusion.
Quick Thinking Camera Operator Nabs Gun Man — (This is South Devon)Tuesday, May 20th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants drinks cider, takes air pistol into pub, accosted for shooting.
Assault charge thrusts Ch. 7 chief into the news; Allegedly unruly, fought arrest — (The Boston Globe)Wednesday, April 23rd, 2008SSRI Ed note: "Tough", "consummate professional" news Chief takes Lexapro, drinks, becomes disorderly, disruptive, resists arrest.
Man allegedly flips car twice, drives away — (The Bennington Banner)Friday, October 5th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Man on Paxil, Klonipin drinks, drives, has accident is charged for third incident of reckless driving.
Doctors Fail to Recognize Life-Threatening Serotonin Syndrome — (Cure Zone)Tuesday, September 18th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Girl, 4, heavily medicated with psychoactive drugs since 2 1/2, dies of seratonin syndrome.
Student to be mentally evaluated — (IOL)Wednesday, August 15th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Young man on antidepressants shoots and kills parents and himself in murder-suicide attempt. He survives. Medication stopped. Psych assessment ordered.
Trial continues in Taser case — (Centre Daily Times)Tuesday, July 10th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman on several medications including antidepressants fights officers trying to subdue her, they taser her 4 times.
Final Duke Rape Report Issued — (The Smoking Gun)Saturday, April 28th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman on Methadone, Paxil and Ambien invents the story that she was raped by 3 members of Duke lacrosse team. Her credibility is destroyed in report.
‘She didn’t deserve that’ — (Winnipeg Free Press)Wednesday, March 28th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Woman, non-drinker on 4 psych meds for bipolar seems drunk, police take her to a de-tox centre where whe dies, probably of setatonin syndrome.
Mixing alcohol and pills is dangerous — (Newsday)Thursday, November 30th, 2006SSRI Ed note: THe Graedons warn that mixing bupropion and escitalopram with booze could be fatal.
Police Log November 28 2006 Shopping daze — (The Concord Monitor)Tuesday, November 28th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Teen taking Lexapro, Prozac and Elavil, in a daze, openly takes items in Walmart. Apprehended, she is taken to hospital.
Psychiatrist ‘inherited £1.5m after giving drugs to millionairess’ — (The Daily Mail)Wednesday, July 26th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist prescribes "hazardous" doses of tranquilizers, sleeping pills and anti-depressants, she changes her will in his favour, dies from a fall.
Misdemeanor charges filed in bus stop deaths — (Las Vegas Sun)Thursday, September 8th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Woman on high levels of Xanax behaves recklessly, causes fatal crawsh.
ESSAY: Curing and Killing: The Perils of a Growing Medicine Cabinet — (The New York Times)Tuesday, December 17th, 2002SSRI Ed note: Elavil combined with Prozac causes fall, broken ribs
Family seek justice — (The Southern Daily Echo)Friday, June 14th, 2002
HORSE RACING; Antley’s Death Is Ruled an Accident — (The New York Times)Friday, January 12th, 2001SSRI Ed note: Talented jockey takes Paxil, other meds, becomes impaired, "delusional", has mood swings, loses judgement, gets into trouble, dies from drug effects.
Girl says Koskovich seemed ‘wrecked’ night of killings — (The Star-Ledger)Friday, April 16th, 1999SSRI Ed note: Man stoned on Prozac, street drugs shoots, kills 2 pizzeria employees, "breezily confesses to slayings" when arrested. "Glassy eyes", no emotion.
WILSON v. CITY OF CHANUTE — (Leagle)Tuesday, February 23rd, 1999
Unhappy Prozac Customer – Speeding Cost Woman Funds, Night In Jail — (Daily News of Los Angeles)Sunday, November 12th, 1995SSRI Ed note: Woman fined for speeding, believes Prozac and another med impaired her diring.