Confirmed: Navy Yard Shooter Was On Anti-Depressant Trazodone

Paul Joseph Watson
Infowars.com

It has been confirmed that Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis was on the anti-depressant drug Trazodone, providing yet another example of a connection between psychiatric drugs and mass shootings.

In verifying that Alexis was prescribed Trazodone by the Veterans Affairs Office, the Washington Post published a brief article downplaying the danger of the drug, quoting Miami physician Gabriela Cora who stated (almost too eagerly), “Honestly, it’s a very safe drug to use.”

However, the drug has been linked to a number of murders, including one mass shooting.

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11 Comments

  1. not shocked …..seems all the ones who get in to places like that are….just means they are dosed and given a plan to do….this is the zombie crap everyone said was Sci Fi when you take that med you become a zombie that does what you are told….i have seen it happen to many times…..

  2. and isn’t it funny that on a base i was on in the 90’s and could not be armed not even a pocket knife some one just walks in with a shotgun…..and wasn’t modding it to hide if you look at that shot gun used you could catch it during a pat down so that is bs they had to let them in knowing they had it….

  3. Spencer Stephens can certainly shed more light on this though. I just happen to know that this is most commonly prescribed as a sleep aid.

  4. It’s a tricyclic antidepressant, one of the older variety that wasn’t as effective* as SSRI’s and newer stuff and had a lot of side effects… like sleepiness. *YMMV

  5. If you are allergic to anything, including medicines, dyes, additives, or foods.
    If you have ever thought about or attempted suicide. Treatment with an antidepressant may raise the risk of suicidal thoughts, especially during the first few months of treatment.
    If you drink alcohol or are taking any type of sedative (drug that makes you feel calm or drowsy). Trazodone could possibly increase their effects on the nervous system, which in some cases could be dangerous.
    If you have recently had a heart attack, have any kind of heart disease or abnormal heart rhythms, including prolonged QT interval. This drug may raise the risk of heart problems including irregular heart rhythms.
    If you take any blood pressure medicines or have ever fainted. This drug may lower your blood pressure, which could be dangerous if it is already affected by other medicines.
    If you have low potassium, sodium, or magnesium levels, or if you are taking medicines such as diuretics (“water pills”) that may affect levels of those minerals. These problems can affect the heart’s electrical system, and this drug can make it worse.
    If you have kidney disease or liver disease (including hepatitis or cirrhosis). This drug is cleared from the body by these organs. Reduced kidney or liver function may result in more drug than expected staying in the body. This could lead to unwanted side effects. Your doctor will want to monitor you closely and may need to adjust your dose accordingly.
    If you have bipolar disorder (manic depressive illness). This drug could possibly make this condition worse by increasing the risk of going into a manic phase.
    If you have taken monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs, such as isocarboxazid, phenelzine, selegiline, and tranylcypromine) within the past 2 weeks (see “Interactions with other drugs”).
    If you have any other medical conditions such as lung disease, congestive heart failure, diabetes, gout, or infections. You may need closer monitoring of these conditions while being treated.
    If you are planning on having surgery in the near future. Your doctor may want to stop trazodone before surgery to avoid possible drug interactions with the anesthetic drugs.
    If you are pregnant, trying to get pregnant, or if there is any chance of pregnancy. This drug might cause problems if either the male or female is taking it at the time of conception or during pregnancy. It is important to check with your doctor about whether birth control should be used with this medicine. This drug should be used during pregnancy only if clearly needed.
    If you are breast-feeding. This drug passes into breast milk and may affect the baby. Talk with your doctor about the possible risks of breast-feeding while taking this drug.
    About any other prescription or over-the-counter medicines you are taking, including vitamins and herbs. In fact, keeping a written list of each of these medicines (including the doses of each and when you take them) with you in case of emergency may help prevent complications if you get

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