Saying No to Antidepressants: Reasons to Avoid Antidepressants — (A Mind of Your Own by Kelly Brogan, MD )Tuesday, March 16th, 2021SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist spells out the truth about antidepressants, they are dangerous, unhelpful, misrepresented and they can make you a patient for life.
Covington Lawyers Kill on Cross-Exams in Cymbalta Case — (American Lawyer)Friday, August 14th, 2015SSRI Ed note: Lawyers triumph defending corrupt drug safety system
Your experiences of antidepressants — (The Guardian)Thursday, November 21st, 2013
Saint Thomas Sued In Death Of Teen Who Took Prozac, Other Meds — (The Tennessean)Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013
Problems with Cymbalta – Comments — (Rottstein Law Group)Thursday, July 19th, 2012
Urgent Warnings Released on Antidepressants and Zyvox Antibiotic, Methylene Blue — (About.com)Thursday, July 28th, 2011
Are Veterans Being Given Deadly Cocktails to Treat PTSD? — (Alternet)Saturday, March 6th, 2010SSRI Ed note: Veteran, drugged into stupor with Paxil, Klonapin and Seroquel develops serious health problems from his prescribed meds, then dies from their effects.
Fluoxetine (Prozac) nearly killed me! — (Patient Info)Saturday, July 19th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Person prescribed Prozac to deal with father's death cannot tolerate the medication, reports this to GP who ups dose.
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.
Jagged little pills — (The Guardian)Wednesday, February 27th, 2008SSRI Ed note: Woman discovers antidepressants do not make people happier, oftem make takers feel worse, have unpleasant side effects. After trying 5, thinks they are evil.
An artist’s pain: The death of a gifted artist and JU professor leaves his widow with lingering questions about the medical treatment of depression — (The Florida Times-Union)Monday, October 15th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Talented artist switched from Zoloft to Effexor has problems with med, discontinues it, dies by suicide a week later.
No joy in this victory — (The News & Observer)Wednesday, October 10th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Psychiatrist prescribes 7 antidepressants to man, he deteriorates, finally kills himself. Serotonin syndrome diagnosed posthumously.
The drugs don’t work — (The Guardian)Tuesday, January 30th, 2007SSRI Ed note: Journalist, never warned, describes the hell of citalopram withdrawal, speculates that most people stay on drug because coming off is so hard and terrible.
40 Year Old Dies of Serotonin Syndrome — (Whitehaven News)Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006SSRI Ed note: Man, 40, mixes venlafaxine [Effexor] with phenelzine [Nardil], an MAOI antidepressant, and dies of seratonin syndrome.
Serial killer convicted of murder — (BBC News)Thursday, March 16th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Teen on neurolepyics long term, suffers physical problems, aggression, finally to delusions causing 4 murders. More drugs added, he dies by suicide at 25.
Angels on my shoulder — (The Scotsman)Wednesday, March 8th, 2006SSRI Ed note: Talented singer loses "soulmate", takes Seroxat (Paxil/paroxetine) prescribed by GP, becomes shaky, suicidal, ill, stops the drug, recovers.
Shamed Glaxo’s u-turn on ‘suicide’ drug — (Daily Mail)Tuesday, June 15th, 2004SSRI Ed note: The admission was too little, too late in 2004, and GSK never backed it up with proper warnings to consumers.
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.
A Doctor’s Toxic Shock — (New York Times)Sunday, January 4th, 2004SSRI Ed note: Doctor takes Wellbutrin, discovers it has terrible side effects, realizes what patients who cannot metabolize it must experience.
Lawyers gather information about anti-anxiety medication — (The Naperville Sun)Friday, June 14th, 2002
TOOK ZYBAN TO GET ME OFF NICOTINE – NOW MY WHOLE LIFE IS IN RUINS — (Daily Record)Friday, April 26th, 2002
Prozac’s House of Horrors — (Idaho Observer)Sunday, April 1st, 2001
People’s Pharmacy: Watch for side effects from antidepressants — (Houston Chronicle)Thursday, September 28th, 2000
People’s Pharmacy: Bizarre Behavior & SSRIs — (The Dallas Morning News)Friday, July 14th, 2000
The Downsides of Prozac — (Harvard Magazine)Thursday, June 1st, 2000SSRI Ed note: Glenmullen explains the phenomenon of SSRIs giving a temporary mood boost to some, the effects wearing off, and the taker being left more depressed.
My 18-Year Old’s Bizarre Behavior on Prozac — (Survivor Stories)Sunday, February 27th, 2000
Can Prozac Change Your Personality? — (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)Sunday, December 10th, 1995SSRI Ed note: Woman given Zoloft Paxil, Xanax, becomes anxious, shaky, unable to sleep, believes drugs are helping her but sister finds it hard to be around her.
Suzanne Robbins — (1991 FDA Hearings)Friday, September 20th, 1991SSRI Ed note: Woman "feeling a little blue" is put on Prozac, has panic attacks, hives, shakes, feels like she is dying, and withdrawal is worse. Begs FDA to outlaw drug.