Archive for Lethargy/ energy loss

‘Dad would never hurt mom intentionally’: Toronto man, 82, apologizes for strangling Helen Fronczak, his wife of nearly 60 years — (Toronto Star)
SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants after tragedy is withdrawn, lethargic, strangles beloved wife in fit of delirium, no memory after. Media sees domestic violence.
How Football Pulled The Trigger: Zack Langston’s Family Reflects On His Tragically Short Life — (Vice Sports)
SSRI Ed note: Football player, 27, possible CTE, is given antidepressants including Lexapro, has mood swings, rages, suicidal thoughts, dies by suicide. Meds not suspected.
Military will publish response to suicide probe — (Toronto Star)
SSRI Ed note: Soldier on Venlafaxine/Effexor, gabapentin, Quetiapine, Zopiclone + olanzapine changes, dies by suicide. Cdn Military conducts probe, misses obvious cause.
Reader's Letter — (SSRI Stories)
Too much, too young? One in three Wyoming foster care children prescribed psychotropic drugs — (The Billings Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Teen who suffered abuse, neglect as a boy given psychotropic drugs instead of useful guidance for years. Foster kids given more drugs than others.
Norfolk woman hit by train struggled to cope with anti-depressant drugs — (EDP24)
SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Prozac, almost dies by suicide, a week later goes through with it.
Suicide student's mum says lessons must be learned from his death—(Birmingham Mail)
Ohio mom charged after taking daughter to school — (Ashland Times-Gazette)
I was prescribed 20mg Citalopram for anxiety — (Pearl.com)
Nurse gave herself insulin overdose — (Kenley Standard)
Husband ‘strangled wife then stabbed himself to make it look like she attacked him with kitchen knife before she committed suicide’ — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants treats husband badly, and dies by his hand in a bizarre incident with many unexplained aspects.
Suicide verdict after Dunmow dad's death in woodland — (Herts and Essex Observer)
Vallejo woman sentenced to life without parole for killing son’s father in Pittsburg — (The East Bay Times)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac becomes suicidal, makes several attempts, on and off med, behaves erraticly, finally shoots and kills ex who is supporting their son.
Don’t pop that Prozac: The rise of anti-depressant abuse in India — (First Post)
Woman killed herself after years of pain — (The Portsmouth News)
What happened to Barbie? — (The Daily News)
SSRI Ed note: Young woman with developmental challenges prescribed Zoloft, starts a psychiatroc meds-induced downward spiral. A zombie by 36, she dies of a blood clot.
Health Canada tight-lipped on Champix suicides — (Toronto Star)
Problems with Cymbalta – Comments — (Rottstein Law Group)
Manchester City star Adam Johnson feared for pal who committed suicide after rumours of girlfriend’s alleged affair with John Terry’s brother — (Manchester Evening News)
SSRI Ed note: Football goalkeeper gets antidepressants while recovering from injury, suspects girlfriend unfaithful, lethargic, dies by suicide.
Chronic Depression Interrupts Classes — (The Famuan)
The Catch-22 of Antidepressants — (Huffington Post)
Former chief deputy coroner dozed off during DUI arrest, court documents allege — (Lewis County Sirens)
Joy for Mirjana Lucic; A Journey to Hell and Back — (Bleacher Report)
SSRI Ed note: Up and coming tennis player a force to be reckoned with until she takes Wellbutrin.
East German 'medical guinea pig' scandal grows: report — (Expatica)
Student killed himself after feeling unable to cope — (Getreading)
SSRI Ed note: Student, 21, sees university counsellor for trouble coping. Given antidepressants, he feels worse, threatens and attempts suicide several times, then succeeds.
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.
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.
Deputy aims shotgun at ex-wife and her boyfriend — (Indy Star)
SSRI Ed note: Deputy becomes very irritable and explosive after stopping Zoloft, threatens his ex-wife and her new boyfriend with a shotgun.
Statement of Stefanie E. Pelkey — (House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs)
SSRI Ed note: Widow of Iraq vet testifies how PTSD caused husband's suicide, his loss of sexual function, depression, confusion etc (all well-known antidepressant effects).
Behavior and discipline — (The Seattle Times)
SSRI Ed note: Parent get bad, incomplete information from pediatrician affiliated with the Washington state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics, re: Lexapro.
Breaking the silence — (The Times-Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Successful young man, distraught over break up, seeks help, instead gets pushed into the downward spiral psych drugs cause, finally commits suicide.
Pilot Took Amphetamines before Fatal Helicopter Crash, Report Says — (Milwaukee Journal Sentinal)
SSRI Ed note: Pilot lies about drug use on his license application, not entitled to carry passengers, flies on high levels of Prozac and amphetamine, crashes, 3 die.
31-Year-Old Female Shows Marked Improvement in Depression, Agitation, and Panic Attacks after Genetic Testing Was Used to Inform Treatment — (Case Reports in Psychiatry)
SSRI Ed note: Genetic testing results in tailored treatment for woman with depression, agitation, panic attacks. Non-pharmaceutical solutions not considered.
DEPRESSED WOMAN STARTED HOUSE FIRE IN WHICH SHE DIED — (Cumberland and Westmorland Herald)
SSRI Ed note: Woman is severely depressed after stopping antidepressants, sets her home on fire and dies.
Mom allegedly kills children — (Great Falls Tribune)
SSRI Ed note: Mom given Paxil, behavior, attitude change dramatically, suddenly feels she can no longer cope, shoots and kills two of her kids
MEDICINES FOR THE MIND — (The Washington Times)
Mother’s fears, welfare’s limits collide — (St. Petersburg Times)
Cloud v. Pfizer Inc. — (LEAGLE)
“SOMEONE IS MISSING’ — (The Fresno Bee)
NEW CASE MAY COST KEVORKIAN; PROSECUTOR SEES LOSS OF SYMPATHY — (Boston Globe)
Pallie Carries — (1991 FDA Hearings)
SSRI Ed note: Woman put on Prozac for weight loss becomes uncaring, selfish zombie, has terrible nightmares, develops physical ailments and gains weight.
Debra Douglas — (1991 FDA Hearings)
SSRI Ed note: Woman takes Prozac, feels better at first, but then the positive effect wear off and negative side effects appear. She impulsively attempts suicide, fails.
Ex-County Man Kills Girl, Self — (Syracuse Post-Standard)
SSRI Ed note: Young man takes antidepressants, becomes emotionally unstable, upset over breakup with girlfriend, lies in wait at her home, kills her and himself.
Cathy Eckstein — (1991 FDA Hearings)
SSRI Ed note: Woman prescribed Prozac when son dies by suicide in Ritalin withdrawal, she is suicidal, hostile, but withdrawal effects so bad she cannot get off the drug.
Widow of Del Shannon Alleges Drug Led to His Suicide, Sues Eli Lilly & Co. — (Los Angeles Times)
SSRI Ed note: Singer takes Prozac, acts strangely, commits suicide two weeks after starting med. Wife sues, Eli Lilly spokesperson lies about drug safety and effectiveness.