Archive for Drugging senior citizens – Page 2

Pensioner Denies Assaulting GP In Row Over Anti-Depressant Drug — (The Derry Journal)
SSRI Ed note: Anxious agitated senior worried about suicidality taking Seroxat (Paxil) asks to go off it, GP does not agree, senior assaults him.
Clowbridge Reservoir suicide inquest — (This is Lancashire)
SSRI Ed note: Elderly woman put on antidepressants dies by suicide.
Grandmother died after ‘taking unprescribed medication’ — (Lancashire Telegraph)
SSRI Ed note: Woman taking antidepressants and sleeping tablets takes too many meds, dies.
Judge takes pity on husband who bungled suicide pact with wife — (The Daily Mail)
SSRI Ed note: Couple on antidepressants arrange suicide pact, but it fails and he is charged.
Former Olympic weightlifter became tired with life — (This is Cheshire)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 81, on Celexa is extremely suicidal, but staff at his residence give him more and more until he dies by suicide but coroner notes dosages were toxic.
ANTIDEPRESSANTS SLICE & DICE BRAIN — (News with Views)
SSRI Ed note: Man, not depressed, given Prozac, hangs himself. Chemist Shane Ellison explains how SSRI chemical lobotomy can induce suicides like this one.
Husband charged in attack with pipe — (The Fort Wayne Journal Gazette)
SSRI Ed note: Elderly man put on antidepressants, attempts to kill wife and self. He is charged. Wife recognizes that medication is to blame.
Rail death widow ‘was depressed’ — (Cambridge News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 86, with "busy and full life" is treated with medication for depression, reacts by stepping in front of a speeding train.
Man, 75, killed wife with mallet — (BBC News)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 75, takes antidepressants, becomes paranoid, thinks wife of 48 yrs is plotting to put him in a mental institution, bludgeons her to death with mallet.
Davis family’s drug suit part of class action — (RRSTAR.com)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 77, never warned about withdrawal from Paxil commits suicide. His wife files a lawsuit, becomes part of class action.
Retired Vet and wife found shot to death in apparent murder-suicide — (Inforum)
SSRI Ed note: Man, 73, being treated for depression shoots his wife of 49 years and himself to death. The family cannot believe it. Early stage Alzheimer's is blamed.
Daughter finds mother, father shot in apparent murder-suicide in Fostoria — (The Toledo Blade)
SSRI Ed note: Daughter finds parents shot in apparent murder-suicide. Wife, 73, had taken antidepressant and other medication away from her husband, 85.
FDA urges caution on drugs for depression — (The Houston Chronicle)
SSRI Ed note: Doctor prescribes Zoloft for happy 77-yr-old Catholic man with an itch, he loses interest in his friends, tears up his rosary and kills himself.
Beverly Hatcher — (2004 FDA Hearings)
SSRI Ed note: Woman, 60, prescribed Paxil for grief hangs herself. Her daughter tells her story in 2004 FDA hearings.
Steve Cole — (FDA 2004 PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGIC DRUGS ADVISORY COMMITTEE WITH THE PEDIATRIC SUBCOMMITTEE OF THE ANTI-INFECTIVE DRUGS ADVISORY COMMITTEE)
SSRI Ed note: 2004 FDA Hearings: Man, 70, given Prozac for chest pain commits suicide.
Couple wanted to end life, daughter says; Loved ones say poor health and financial problems pushed Charles and Judith Musser to their deaths — (St. Petersburg Times)
SSRI Ed note: Man takes antidepressants and kills himself and his wife a few weeks later
Coroner’s jury also rules on several drug overdoses — (Peoria Journal Star)
BENNETT OF v. MADAKASIRA – Supreme Court of Mississippi — (FindLaw)
SSRI Ed note: Man on 3 drugs plus Prozac stabs wife to death over 200 times, is found NGBI. His son sues drug maker for failure to warn about potential violence.
Elderly Couple Believed Murder-Suicide Victims — (Los Angeles Times)
Patient Dies After Drug Injection; Nurse Resigns — (The Seattle Times)
DEADLY ENDING SHOWS PATTERN — (The Times Union)
Police identify couple found dead in South Side home — (San Antonio Express-News)
SSRI Ed note: Woman on antidepressants shoots and kills husband and self.
Deaths Of Elderly Mercer Couple A Murder-Suicide, Police Report — (The New Jersey Record)
SSRI Ed note: Elderly woman is prescribed Prozac, stabs first her husband, then herself, to death.
Man Who Killed Wife Insane — (THE SEATTLE TIMES)
SSRI Ed note: Man married 48 years takes antidepressants when he is anxious caring for his wife, he kills her, says the meds caused it. Sent to nursing home.
Elderly Man Kills Wife, Self Grisly Discovery In Niskayuna — (The Times Union)
SSRI Ed note: Elderly man takes Prozac, kills himself and his wife.