Suicide Effexor 2011-07-21 Wales Woman Kills Self After Change in Medication to Effexor

Paragraph three reads:  "Giving evidence, staff nurse Lindsay Archer said that on the day she died, November 24, 2010, 42-year-old Mrs Morgan had looked vacant and unsteady, but as she had recently changed medication this was not unusual."

Paragraph eight reads:  "The court heard that the type of medication Mrs Morgan could increase the risk of patients wanting to self-harm before making them feel better."

Last paragraph reads:  "Recording a verdict of suicide, Coroner Peter Maddox said:  'Mrs Morgan was found dead in the bath with an empty tablet box and apparent suicide note. Remarkably high levels of Venlafaxine  [Effexor, an antidepressant] were found in her blood'.”

Depressed patient killed herself in the bath