Two Cases Link Painkiller to Risk of Suicide, Ruhr-University Study  
11/29/2010 6:50:44 AM

MedPageToday -- The painkiller ziconotide (Prialt) may cause an increase in suicidal ideation, experts warned. Two recent cases "substantiate the suspicion of a causal relationship between ziconotide and suicidality," reported Christoph Maier, MD, of the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, and colleagues.