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Will interferon and ribavirin cause depression?

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Dr. Sidney Vinson answered

Specializes in Gastroenterology

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.

Answered 12/10/2014


Dr. Cyma Khalily answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

YES!!: Certainly a side effect that they look for so yes. Immediately speak with physician.

Answered 12/9/2013



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