'Antidepressants' Category

Powerful mind altering drugs linked to suicide & violent behavior

Eli Lilly Forced to Pay Billion Dollar Fine for Zyprexa

Friday, January 16th, 2009

Eli Lilly was forced to pay $1.42 billion fine for marketing their anti-psychotic drug to elderly and children when the drug has no proof to help.

Instead, the drug can cause diabetes, suicide, and other harmful side effects.

View the News Story Here.

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Lexapro - The Real Killer of Taylor Hooton

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

I just finished watching Bigger, Stronger, Faster.  In it, the father of Taylor Hooton rails against steroids because he thinks they caused Taylor to commit suicide.

I feel bad for him of course, but am pretty pissed off that he seems to completely ignore that his son was taking Lexapro, a psychiatric drug KNOWN TO CAUSE SUICIDES.

 

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Zoloft Caused Mother to Want to Kill Her Newborn

Sunday, March 23rd, 2008

As reported by CBS 11 News, a mother has started a crusade against antidepressants after being prescribed Zoloft after her son’s birth.  After taking the drug she recalled:

“As I walked past the stairs, I could see on the corner of my eyes what looked like me standing on the stairs holding him and then tossing him the rest of the way down to the bottom of the stairs.”

Funny enough, her life returned to normal once she stopped taking Zoloft.

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Prozac Does Not Work

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Prozac, the bestselling antidpressant taken by over 40 million people, doesn’t work along with similar drugs in the same class.

As reported by the Guardian, patients improved the same amount when taking the placebo.

So given the link between anti-depressants, suicides, and school shootings, why would anyone take them???

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Science Proves Antidepressants Addictive. Withdrawal Unbearable For Some.

Sunday, August 6th, 2006

As psychiatry and the giant pharmaceutical companies fight to create a PR spin that antidepressants are harmless non-addictive drugs – the truth is beginning to come out showing the dangers of these drugs. Along with horrific side effects these drugs produce while you take them, they are now proving for some people to be nearly impossible to stop taking. As this article by the Associated Press proves many patients experience terrible antidepressant withdrawal so severe that some appear to be hooked on antidepressants for life.

The Associated Press article provides an example of one of the victims side effects and withdrawal symptoms. In the article they state:

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Man Jumps Off Golden Gate Bridge After Taking Psychiatric Drugs

Saturday, May 27th, 2006

I came across this article about Kevin Hines who is lobbying to get a barrier placed on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco to stop suicidal people from jumping. I found it admirable that he’s trying to do something to prevent others from committing suicide. However, it seems that both the reporter from Time and Kevin have both missed a very important issue.

In the article it quotes Kevin as saying:

“I was on medication for two years, 1998 to 2000. In 2000, I graduated in June from high school. All C’s. I went to this doctor, and I had therapy every week, but I began to get worse again. I was on 14 pills a day at that time.”

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Drug Company & the FDA Finally Admit Paxil Causes Increased Suicide Risk

Friday, May 12th, 2006

After years of repeated warnings by groups like the Citizens Commission On Human Rights – the United States FDA & the drug company Glaxo Smith Kline (the maker of Paxil) have admitted that patients taking Paxil have a dramatic increase in suicidal thoughts and attempted suicide. This being such a horrible side effect you would think they should have told you this earlier when they first found out about it.

In fact, its an increase of over 600%!!! Would you like to take a drug that makes you six times more likely to kills yourself? How about it you are depressed and seeking help for suicidal thoughts already? Yet that’s exactly what Paxil is prescribed for!

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Paxil Causes Birth Defects

Sunday, December 11th, 2005

The US FDA is now warning that Paxil, a commonly used antidepressant, causes birth defects in newborn children when their mothers take Paxil during pregnancy.

The Washington Post reveals that Paxil causes heart defects in pregnant mothers unborn children. Yet another reason for pregnant mothers to never take an antidepressant.

The Washington Post also reported that “an earlier study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that the babies of mothers taking antidepressants were three times more likely to suffer from irritability, tremors and seizures in the weeks after birth”.

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Prozac Suicide Dangers Hidden - Charges Harvard Psychiatrist

Thursday, September 22nd, 2005

I was recently revisiting the story about how the manufacturer of the drug Prozac, Eli Lilly, seemed to magically “misplace” important information showing the strong link between taking antidepressants and suicide. Apparently there were many drug trials that showed this long before the drug was ever approved and sold to the public.

In looking this over it really struck me that magnitude of this act. I did some quick math and it seems that hundreds of thousands of patients are probably dead today because of these suicidal side effects that were buried and hidden from the public. Millions more have likely suffered from thoughts of suicide or unsuccessful acts of suicide. Most of them probably will never know this was cause by the drugs they were taking.

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Man On Prozac Stabs Pregnant Girlfriend In Stomach Murdering Two

Saturday, September 17th, 2005

Again I found another terrible murder committed by someone under the influence of Prozac. I have personally found dozens cases just like this one - and all of these just recently. The case histories go like this: Someone starts taking an antidepressant and then suddenly commits a terrible act of violence - Often on themselves or their family and sometimes on a complete stranger. It is usually completely unexpected.

In this case, it was 32 year old Gilberto Cano who brutally murdered his girlfriend and unborn child. He stabbed Martha Moreno in her pregnant belly 3 times and then strangled her.

Did Prozac cause this murder?

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