Successful businesswoman, 37, killed herself with accidental overdose of anti-anxiety pills — (The World News)Friday, March 12th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants, anti-anxiety meds has suicidal thoughts, gets in arguments by text in middle of night, takes fatal overdose.
Family and friends pay tribute to “cheeky” Chard dad, Derek Cummins, after accidental overdose death — (Chard and Ilminster News)Wednesday, March 2nd, 2016SSRI Ed note: Man has more than 30 times safe level of Celexa in his system, coroner decides there is no evidence he intended to kill himself.
Antidepressants – Risks. With 20 reasons to be concerned — (MythsandRisksInfo.com)Tuesday, February 10th, 2015
Watford woman died after taking painkillers and antidepressants in ‘tragic accident’ — (Watford Observer)Monday, May 12th, 2014SSRI Ed note: Woman on painkillers, amitriptyline and citalopram dies of drug overdose.
Former heroin user died of a drugs overdose, inquest hears — (South Bucks Slough Express)Friday, August 2nd, 2013
Diabetic mum ‘struggled to feel happy’ before death — (Berkhamsted and Tring Gazette)Monday, April 1st, 2013
Open verdict on 21-year-old DJ’s death — (North Devon Gazette)Friday, February 15th, 2013
Police officer: ‘Ma’am, I found your husband’ — (The Billings Gazette)Sunday, January 13th, 2013SSRI Ed note: Man who recently "took himself off" Zoloft suffers severe mood swings, becomes negative, irrational, argumentative. Kills himself, wife agonizes over why.
Adult antidepressants suspected in suicides of Canadian kids — (Toronto Star)Saturday, December 8th, 2012
Doctor who treated inmate who died couldn't remember her — (The New Paper)Saturday, December 8th, 2012
Eli Lilly and Company named in class action over deceptive and unlawful marketing of Cymbalta — (Got a Class Action?)Thursday, November 15th, 2012
Problems with Cymbalta – Comments — (Rottstein Law Group)Thursday, July 19th, 2012
Teen accused of killing mom was ‘deeply troubled’ and on epilepsy meds: sources — (New York Post)Wednesday, April 11th, 2012SSRI Ed note: Volatile teen on epilepsy meds, steroids, and antidepressants loses control and beats his mom to death. Seizure is blamed.
Tragedy of taunted mum — (The Doncaster Star)Thursday, September 8th, 2011
Randomized drug studies don't tell full story — (BMJ)Thursday, August 18th, 2011
Antidepressant Risk for Seniors Varies by Class — (MedPage)Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Famous Drummer Presecribed a Dangerous Combo of Antidepresants that Led to a Grand Mal SeizureFriday, February 4th, 2011SSRI Ed note: Drummer in new wave band Stick People takes antidepressants, suffers grand mal seizure.
Damages awarded to family of seizure death man — (BBC News)Friday, November 12th, 2010
Lucas County responds to suit, Sheriff’s office denies causing ’04 death of inmate — (The Toledo Blade)Friday, February 20th, 2009SSRI Ed note: County accused of causing prisoner death counters that it was due to seizures resulting from antidepressant use, and therefore natural. In prison for homicide.
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.
Missing Mt. Lebanon man’s body found; suicide ruled — (Trib Live)Thursday, September 18th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Man on antidepressants - which obviously were not helping - dies by suicide.
VFW Demands Accountability Over Chantix Issue — (BlackHillsPatriot)Friday, July 18th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Senior Vietnam combat veteran objects to VA prescribing Chantix to veterans without warning them of potentially lethal side effects.
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.
Last defendant receives 20-year sentence — (Mobile Press-Register)Thursday, September 13th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Teen, 19, on Prozac is diagnosed bipolar, gets her new boyfriend to kills her childhood friend.
Beyond the scars — (The Beacon News)Wednesday, June 6th, 2007
Evolving epidemiology of drug-induced seizures reported to a Poison Control Center System — (Journal of Medical Toxicology)Saturday, March 3rd, 2007SSRI Ed note: California poison control study indicates that Wellbutrin, benedryl and Effexor are among leading seizure causing drugs.
Venlafaxine implicated in many unexpected deaths in British Columbia — (CMAJ)Wednesday, December 13th, 2006SSRI 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.
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.
Local D.J.’s death accident, not homicide — (KGET News)Wednesday, November 15th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Disc jockey taking Wellbutrin has seizure, slumps into a position where she cannot breathe, dies.
Bedford Police Department Activity Log Entry — (Times-Mail)Thursday, July 27th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Woman overdoses on Zoloft, suffers seizures
Angel in the French classroom — (The Star-Ledger)Friday, March 24th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Teacher taking Wellbutrin to stop smoking almost dies from a seizure caused by the medication, but is saved by a student who knows CPR.
Man who killed his step-dad gets life — (The Telegraph & Argus)Tuesday, November 15th, 2005
ANDY’S LAST SECRET — (The Cleveland Plain Dealer)Saturday, May 28th, 2005SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist mom gives son, 19, Effexor, ups dose, he tries heroin, dies. State will not prosecute because of SNRI, mom believes heroin the problem.
Report says pilot in crash was on several medications — (The Boston Globe)Monday, June 21st, 2004SSRI Ed note: Pilot on imipramine and desipramine and other meds crashed plane killing himself and 5 others.
The Science of Deceit — (Pure Water Gazette)Sunday, June 15th, 2003SSRI Ed note: Endurance athlete, 41, prescribed Paxil for anxiety, suffers serious negative side effects.
Justin Cheslek — (2004 FDA Hearings)Friday, August 24th, 2001
Autopsy suggests prison not at fault — (St. Petersburg Times)Friday, November 3rd, 2000SSRI Ed note: Man, 21, taking only Paxil, self-harms, attempts suicide, has psychotic episode, has seizure in shower and chokes to death.
Prozac Victim’s Parents Settle With Doctor. Martins Creek Couple Will Collect $187,500 In Case Where Their Son Died — (The Morning Call)Wednesday, April 12th, 2000SSRI Ed note: Nine-year-old dies from drug toxicity while doctor who prescribed high/increasing dosage failed to notice symptoms.
Wife Takes Stand In Hill Case – Jacqueline Hill Testifies To Jurors About Life Prior To Her Husband’s Killing Of Three Dss Caseworkers — (The Augusta Chronicle)Saturday, February 12th, 2000SSRI Ed note: Man in antidepressant withdrawal shoots and kills 3 social service workers and himself. He lives, is sentenced to death and executed.
THE STORY BEHIND PROZAC (27 deaths during clinical trials ignored, denied and lied about) — (Whittle & Wieland)Thursday, September 16th, 1993
Prozac draws adverse reports — (The Denver Post)Tuesday, November 5th, 1991SSRI Ed note: In Colorado between Sept. 1, 1990, and Aug. 31, 1991 more adverse effects reported for Prozac than any other drug.
More Prozac Suits Claim Suicide Tries — (Fort Wayne Sentinel)Tuesday, September 24th, 1991SSRI Ed note: Days after presentation to FDA of clear evidence that Prozac causes suicidality in some people, FDA claims no evidence, dooming lstill growing lawsuits.
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.