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Will interferon and ribavirin cause depression?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson
Gastroenterology 28 years experience
It Can: One of the more worrisome side-effects of interferon therapy is depression. Suicidal ideation and suicide attempts are known to be associated with interferon therapy.
Dr. Cyma Khalily
Psychiatry 36 years experience
YES!!: Certainly a side effect that they look for so yes. Immediately speak with physician.

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