Fans Call Out Doctors & Drug Companies After Chris Cornell’s Wife Says Suicide May Have Been Caused By Prescription Ativan

Chris Cornell’s suicide is just so hard to understand. And to his widow Vicky it’s “inexplicable.”

In the following statement early on Friday, she

The family is apparently looking to blame the drug medication and are hoping the full postmortem decisions support their subject that Chris’ suicide was not his own idea.

It may sound bizarre for a drug used to treat feeling, but one of the rostered side effects of Ativan, the brand name of lorazepam, is suicidal ideation and suicide attempts.

Many on Twitter following the storey moved quickly to assist Vicky’s position, including devotees, physicians, and recovering junkies:

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