Saturday, June 27, 2009
The Sun List Paxil as one of Michael Jackson's choices of Medication
This from The Sun Newspaper, UK
Medication with potential to kill
This is the cocktail of drugs being linked to Michael Jackson’s death.
Each drug on its own is potentially dangerous.
But if taken together with another drug they can have deadly consequences.
The dangerous mix contains painkillers, anti-depressants, muscle relaxants and anti-anxiety tablets. Some can only be administered by medics.
Prescription painkiller containing paracetamol and the opiate hydrocodone.
It usually comes in a tablet form. US rapper Eminem was addicted to the drug.
Powerful painkiller derived from morphine.
Used to numb post-surgery pain, chronic back pain and broken bones.
Users can become anxious and suffer severe mood swings.
An anti-anxiety pill that fights panic attacks and aids sleep, meant for short-term use only.
The drug is also thought to boost the risk of heart problems.
These muscle relaxant tablets are known to be highly addictive but they are particularly effective for tackling back pain.
They can cause severe drowsiness in users.
Treats acid reflux (when stomach acid leaks to the gullet) and ulcers.
Such conditions are common in those with irregular eating patterns and disorders like anorexia.
American name for anti-depressant Seroxat.
Treats severe depression, social phobia, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder.
Linked to heightened suicide risk and increased depression.
Morphine based potent painkiller, used to numb pain after ops or birth.
Only medics may administer it.
Drug puts pressure on heart. Users can struggle to breathe.
Anti-anxiety tablets taken to stave off panic attacks and depression.
They should not be used with any other anti-depressants.
They have been known to cause insomnia in users.
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Bob Fiddaman has been writing about the dangers of antidepressants since 2006. In 2011 he was presented with two human rights awards from the Citizens Commission on Human Rights.
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