Per FDA: Antidpressants – 1,700% Increase In Psychiatric Drug Warnings

Latest FDA Warnings On Antidpressants Marks 1,700% Increase In Psychiatric Drug Warnings

 In only the past 4 years there have been 20 government warnings regarding the dangers of psychiatry’s drugs by five different countries.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PR Log (Press Release)Aug 24, 2006 – On July 21st, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) asked antidepressant drug makers to add two more warnings to the drug labels. According to the FDA, antidepressants such as Paxil, Prozac or Zoloft taken during pregnancy can cause the newborn to develop a fatal lung disease. The FDA also warned that taking antidepressants with certain migraine drugs can lead to “serotonin syndrome,” which can lead to hallucinations, vomiting, blood pressure changes, restlessness and death.  These two most recent warnings about antidepressants may sound shocking, but they are consistent with the disturbing history of psychiatric drug warnings.
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Psychiatric Drug Adverse Reactions (Side Effects) and Medication Spellbinding

Dr. Peter Breggin’s new concept of medication spellbinding provides insights into why so many people take psychiatric drugs when the drugs are doing more harm than good.  Psychiatric drugs, and all other drugs that affect the mind, spellbind the individual by masking their adverse mental effects from the individual taking the drugs.  If the person experiences a mental side effect, such as anger or sadness, he or she is likely to attribute it to something other than drug, perhaps blaming it on a loved one or on their own “mental illness.”  Often people taking psychiatric drugs claim to feel better than ever when in reality their mental life and behavior is impaired.  In the extreme, medication spellbinding leads otherwise well-functioning and ethical individuals to committee criminal acts, violence or suicide.   Read the rest of this entry »

Zoloft and Xanax Side Effects: Another Sad Story

Subject: Can a doctor be sued for over prescribing Xanax?

Question
About a year ago my husband went to see a new doctor to get his Zoloft refilled.  The doctor also gave him a prescription for 60 Xanax per month.  He had my husband sign a form that says the doctor will not be held responsible or sued for any reason.  In the last year he has also given my husband Loritabs & Abzena (spelling?) (time released morphine) monthly.  Since spring of this year he has had 5 wrecks 2 of the vehicles totalled.  He was in detox for a week in June relapsed and in rehab for 3 weeks released and went into rehab & detox again today.  My husband told the doctor he was having major problems in July, in October 2004 the doctor refilled the prescriptions again with todays rehab the result. Read the rest of this entry »