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Monocycline and doxycycline have caused depression. Should i risk Accutane (isotretinoin)? What are my other options?

Monocycline and doxycycline have caused depression. Should i risk Accutane (isotretinoin)? What are my other options?

Accutane: Accutane has been associated with risk of severe depression, including suicidal ideation. You need to discuss this frankly with your physician, and have care plans in place for any eventuality. Your physician can work with you also to develop other options instead. ...Read more

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Depression (Definition)

Depression is a mood disorder that can affect behavior and emotions. Symptoms of depression include feeling down most of the time, losing interest in previously enjoyable activities, increase or decrease in appetite or weight, sleeping more or less, becoming easily agitated or lethargic, feeling worthless, feeling guilty, having difficulty concentrating, thinking more about death and dying. Depression can sometimes result in suicidal thoughts and plans. In this case, emergent ...Read more


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Is doxycycline in any way related to spontaneous suicide, mood swings, or depression?

Is doxycycline in any way related to spontaneous suicide, mood swings, or depression?

No: The only reported psychiatric side effect of doxycline is Anxiety (2%). If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk (1-800-273-8255) for support. ...Read more

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Got mild depression + chest infection. Taking doxycycline. Is it normal to be exhausted. When will meds kick in. Got them on Friday...now Sunday?

Got mild depression + chest infection. Taking doxycycline. Is it normal to be exhausted. When will meds kick in. Got them on Friday...now Sunday?

Medication effects: Doxycycline may cause common cold and influenza symptoms which may lead to feeling exhausted. Thank you for informing about Sertraline Side effect of Sertraline can be Fatigue. Discuss with Psychiatrist • Severity of symptoms now needing Sertraline • Decrease dose • Therapy for stresses in your life • Breathing Relaxation • Visual Imagery of National Parks • MeditationTai Chi ...Read more

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Pcos, having acne, dermatologist prescribed me escitalopram along with doxycycline but I am not in depression then why this antidepressant? Why for acne

Pcos, having acne, dermatologist prescribed me escitalopram along with doxycycline but I am not in depression then why this antidepressant? Why for acne

Ask for explanation: I'm surprised that a dermatologist would rx escitalopram / lexipro, as it is a psych medication. I'm not a psychiatrist or a dermatologist, but as a general physician i've got misgivings about writing for any psych rx without a plan that includes talk therapy and looking at your big life-picture. It's not a rx for acne. Further, an antibiotic should never be the sole rx for acne. Get a 2nd dr. ...Read more

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What can cause depression?

What can cause depression?

A mix: Psychiatric illnesses occur when a combination of risk factors collide. The most common factors include your genes, your family upbringing and culture, and your thoughts. ...Read more

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Does being lazy causes depression?

Does being lazy causes depression?

No: Usually "laziness" is a result of depression, not cause of it. Exercise is an important activity in dealing with depression, along with diet, medication, and help from your doctor. ...Read more

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Does being bored cause depression?

Does being bored cause depression?

No: It's helpful if you're bored to take a bread-do something fun, take a walk or maybe read a good book. ...Read more

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What is depression, cause and cure?

What is depression, cause and cure?

Types of Depression: There are several types of depression. Reactive depression occurs as a result of loss and eventually we adjust. If one does not adjust or if the cause is not clear certainly seek professional help. "feeling good" by david burns is an excellent self-help book based on science. Don't let the thickness of it intimidate you. Take it bit by bit. Chemical depression-neuroscience lab tests-urine. ...Read more

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Could depression cause physical pain?

Could depression cause physical pain?

Yes, depression: Can some times go hand in hand with physical pain. ...Read more

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Health deterioration causes depression?

Health deterioration causes depression?

It certainly can!: No one wants to be less than healthy. Add to that the genetic component to major depressive disorder, and the likelyhood of depression rises. ...Read more

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