Zoloft and Xanax Side Effects: Another Sad Story

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

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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 »

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Government to Test Moms for Baby Blues – a Sad Story

Pregnant and new mothers may be required to submit to government screening and treatment for depression if Democrats in Congress have their way.

The Melanie Blocker Stokes Mother’s Act, or S. 1375, is named after a pharmaceutical sales manager who killed herself by jumping out of a window after receiving four cocktails of antidepressants, anti-anxiety and antipsychotic drugs and electroshock therapy following the birth of her child.

The Mother’s Act would provide federal funding for a program to test women for depression, mood and anxiety disorders and postpartum psychosis. It would also supply government-determined “at-risk” mothers with antidepressant drugs.

Amy’s shocking story

Amy Philo, founder of United Nonprofits and Individuals for Truth and Ethics (UNITE) and co-founder of Children and Adults Against Drugging America, has testified in Food and Drug Administration hearings on antidepressants. She strongly opposes the act because she says the drugs nearly ruined her life following delivery of her first child. Read the rest of this entry »

Zoloft Side Effects and Lawsuits

Zoloft Overview

Zoloft is an anti-depressant that may induce suicidal behavior in some patients. Zoloft is used to treat depression, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), premenstrual dysphoric disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder as well as OCD in children and adolescents. It is manufactured by the drug maker Pfizer.

Zoloft is in a class of drugs, that also includes Paxil and Prozac, and is known as an SSRI (Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors). SSRIs are designed to correct a chemical imbalance in the brain and work by preventing the re-uptake of serotonin between neural connections so that more serotonin is left over to transmit neural electrical messages.

The unproven facts that the SSRI manufacturers assume is that 1) all depression is the result of a chemical imbalance Read the rest of this entry »

Prozac, Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa and other SSRIs

Though the article below was written in 2000, it contains vital information about Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) such as Prozac, Zoloft, Paxil, Celexa and more, including side effects and withdrawal symptoms.

Zoloft, Luvox, Fen-Phen, and Many Other Serotonergic Drugs – May 6, 2000

By Dr. Ann Blake Tracy – Executive Director, International Coalition For Drug Awareness, www.drugawareness.org

 

Dr. Ann Blake Tracy, a PhD in Psychology and Health Sciences, has specialized for 10 years in adverse reactions to serotonergic medications. She is the executive director of the International Coalition for Drug Awareness (www.drugawareness.org) and author of the book PROZAC: PANACEA OR PANDORA?

WARNING: IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT A GRADUAL TAPERING OFF OF MEDICATIONS IS SAFEST WITHDRAWAL METHOD TO AVOID SERIOUS WITHDRAWAL EFFECTS (Often there is the terrible withdrawal associated with the SSRIs. Read the rest of this entry »

Download Free Online: Side Effects of Antidepressants, Antipsychotics, Psycho-Stimulants, Tricyclics, MAOIs and Anti-Anxiety Drugs

Antidepressants are now being prescribed for the following (so called mental illnesses):

 ·     Phonological Disorder: substituting all sounds made in the back of the mouth like “k” and “g” for those in the front of the mouth like “t” and “d”, e.g., saying “tat” for “cat” or “dive” for “give”. This is even diagnosed in children who are just learning to speak.

  • Caffeine Related Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Mathematics Disorder
  • Nicotine Use or Withdrawal Disorder
  • Non Compliance With Treatment Disorder
  • Separation Anxiety Disorder
  • Sibling Rivalry Disorder
  • Phase of life problem
  • Unspecified mental disorder (which means they can diagnose any behavior as a disorder.) Read the rest of this entry »
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