‘Dad would never hurt mom intentionally’: Toronto man, 82, apologizes for strangling Helen Fronczak, his wife of nearly 60 years — (Toronto Star)Friday, January 1st, 2021SSRI Ed note: Man given antidepressants after tragedy is withdrawn, lethargic, strangles beloved wife in fit of delirium, no memory after.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)Thursday, December 17th, 2015SSRI 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)Saturday, March 7th, 2015SSRI 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)Friday, December 12th, 2014
Too much, too young? One in three Wyoming foster care children prescribed psychotropic drugs — (The Billings Gazette)Sunday, August 10th, 2014SSRI 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)Wednesday, March 19th, 2014SSRI 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)Monday, March 10th, 2014
Ohio mom charged after taking daughter to school — (Ashland Times-Gazette)Thursday, January 16th, 2014
I was prescribed 20mg Citalopram for anxiety — (Pearl.com)Sunday, December 29th, 2013
Nurse gave herself insulin overdose — (Kenley Standard)Monday, December 9th, 2013
Husband ‘strangled wife then stabbed himself to make it look like she attacked him with kitchen knife before she committed suicide’ — (The Daily Mail)Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013SSRI 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)Friday, August 16th, 2013
Vallejo woman sentenced to life without parole for killing son’s father in Pittsburg — (The East Bay Times)Friday, July 26th, 2013SSRI 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)Friday, June 28th, 2013
Woman killed herself after years of pain — (The Portsmouth News)Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
What happened to Barbie? — (The Daily News)Tuesday, November 20th, 2012SSRI 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)Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Problems with Cymbalta – Comments — (Rottstein Law Group)Thursday, July 19th, 2012
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)Saturday, November 19th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Football goalkeeper gets antidepressants while recovering from injury, suspects girlfriend unfaithful, lethargic, dies by suicide.
Chronic Depression Interrupts Classes — (The Famuan)Friday, October 7th, 2011
The Catch-22 of Antidepressants — (Huffington Post)Saturday, September 3rd, 2011
Former chief deputy coroner dozed off during DUI arrest, court documents allege — (Lewis County Sirens)Saturday, November 27th, 2010
Joy for Mirjana Lucic; A Journey to Hell and Back — (Bleacher Report)Thursday, September 16th, 2010SSRI 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)Thursday, July 22nd, 2010
Student killed himself after feeling unable to cope — (Getreading)Tuesday, February 17th, 2009SSRI 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)Tuesday, September 18th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Girl, 4, heavily medicated with psychoactive drugs since 2 1/2, dies of seratonin syndrome.
Lexapro related suicide? — (Drugs.com)Thursday, June 21st, 2007SSRI 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)Friday, August 4th, 2006SSRI 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)Monday, July 25th, 2005SSRI 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)Wednesday, February 2nd, 2005SSRI 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)Sunday, November 28th, 2004SSRI 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)Wednesday, May 12th, 2004SSRI 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)Thursday, March 18th, 2004SSRI 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)Saturday, April 12th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Woman is severely depressed after stopping antidepressants, sets her home on fire and dies.
Mom allegedly kills children — (Great Falls Tribune)Tuesday, August 27th, 2002SSRI 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)Sunday, May 7th, 2000
Mother’s fears, welfare’s limits collide — (St. Petersburg Times)Sunday, January 23rd, 2000
Cloud v. Pfizer Inc. — (LEAGLE)Wednesday, August 25th, 1999
“SOMEONE IS MISSING’ — (The Fresno Bee)Sunday, May 2nd, 1999
NEW CASE MAY COST KEVORKIAN; PROSECUTOR SEES LOSS OF SYMPATHY — (Boston Globe)Monday, August 19th, 1996
Pallie Carries — (1991 FDA Hearings)Friday, September 20th, 1991SSRI 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)Friday, September 20th, 1991SSRI 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)Thursday, April 11th, 1991SSRI 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)Friday, February 15th, 1991SSRI 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)Tuesday, January 29th, 1991SSRI 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.