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Does Accutane cause depression?

Does Accutane cause depression?

Possibly: This is a potential risk so needs to be carefully considered and discussed with your doctor before starting this drug. Patients with history of depression are not a candidate for this drug. If you decide to go on this drug you need to report to your doctor immediately if you develop any symptoms of depression or mood change or thoughts of suicide. ...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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Does etodolac cause depression?

Does etodolac  cause depression?

Not often: Depression has been reported as a side effect of etodolac (Lodine) in less than 3% and more than 1% of cases. ...Read more

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Does sertraline cause hairloss?

Does sertraline cause hairloss?

Yes, but rarely.: In the case of newer antidepressants literature mentions only a few case reports of hair loss associated with fluoxetine, sertraline, paroxetine, as well venlafaxine, and nefazodone. The pathological mechanism of hair loss is yet to be elucidated but it is known that most psychotropic medication causes hair loss in the telogen phase of hair cycle. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/pmc3000200. ...Read more

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How does Accutane (roaccutane) cause back ache?

How does Accutane (roaccutane) cause back ache?

Accutane: Accutane does not cause back acne. It is a treatment for severe acne and can be used to eliminate acne--from both face and trunk. ...Read more

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Does insomnia cause depression?

Does insomnia cause depression?

It can: And depression can cause insomnia...Many new studies showing that insomnia can lead to many problems...Obesity, cardiac disease, diabetes, hypertension, etc...Check with your doc..Consider a sleep study....Improve sleep hygiene... ...Read more

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Does accutane cause chalazions?

Does accutane cause chalazions?

No: There is no relationship between the administration of Acutane and the formation of chalazia. ...Read more

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How does Accutane cause nail changes?

How does Accutane cause nail changes?

Dries nails: Skin and nails are related in their ectodermal origin. Accutane dries the skin and can dry nails causing them to be brittle.Nails can be slow growing. But it will take several months for the new healthy nail to grow out. Paronychia, infection of nail folds, usually with staph. Aureus occurs in ingrown , chewed or picked nails. With discontinuance of drug, nails eventually heal. ...Read more

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Does depression cause anxiety or does anxiety cause depression?

Does depression cause anxiety or does anxiety cause depression?

Which came first -: the chicken or the egg?? Depression and anxiety are often co-morbid conditions. Additionally many people have "anxious depressions". One can cause the other to worsen. Take care. ...Read more

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Does Suboxone cause acne?

Does Suboxone cause acne?

Suboxone: People have reported having trouble with acne. It is not a major side effect. ...Read more

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Does zyprexa (olanzapine) cause any photosensitivity?

Does zyprexa (olanzapine) cause any photosensitivity?

Low incidence: Antipsychotic agents can result i'm photo sensitivity but with low incidence, around 2-3%. ...Read more

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Does over masturbation cause depression?

Does over masturbation cause depression?

Some handy facts...: Normal men, women, boys and girls masturbate (it's universal). It is not harmful, as the body goes through similar effects during regular sex with a partner (but too much of anything may become a problem). Masturbation does not stunt height, cause acne or hair loss, make you weak, create heart problems, lower testosterone, affect virginity, lower fertility, change your weight, or cause depression. ...Read more

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Does anxiety cause depression?

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Does anxiety cause depression?

Not causal: People who are depressed will often experience an increase in anxiety due to their depression. They are related, but i would not say that anxiety, per se, causes depression. Increased stress in your life could, however, lead to both depression and anxiety. ...Read more

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How does add cause depression?

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How does add cause depression?

Low dopamine ++: Conscious realizations that one is not performing up to one's inherent ability can lead to disappointment. Lack of productivity and follow-through can deny one self-esteem that comes from a job done well and consistently. Because of the disparity between what one acknowledges one is capable of doing and what is actually done , there is a felt need to explain it. "i must be lazy, crazy, stupid, ". ...Read more

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Does Paxil (paroxetine) cause any negative long term health effects? I have to take it for depression. Does the medicine cause brain tumors or anything serious?

Does Paxil (paroxetine) cause any negative long term health effects? I have to take it for depression. Does the medicine cause brain tumors or anything serious?

Small Concerns: No concerns for brain tumors, cancers or other risks such as that at all. The only very small risk that has come up for older women is possible slight bone thinning (not seen in men) noted in those on the category Paxil (paroxetine) is in: ssri's selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors. Following bone studies a very small change was detected in a certain percentage of women studied. Further evaluation ongoing. ...Read more

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How quickly does Zoloft (sertraline) cause sexual side effects?

How quickly does Zoloft (sertraline) cause sexual side effects?

Immediately: Especially, the delay / difficulty with ejaculation will appear at once. You may not notice it, or you may not mind it, or it may even be a plus. ...Read more

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does accutane increase anxiety?


does accutane increase anxiety?

Nervousness can: occur with Accutane but depression is the main cause for concern. ...Read more

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Does taking generic form of Wellbutrin (bupropion) cause hair thinning side effect? Mixed with being hypothyroid could it cause a problem? Please help

Does taking generic form of Wellbutrin (bupropion) cause hair thinning side effect? Mixed with being hypothyroid could it cause a problem? Please help

No: The answer to this question is in the details. If you have significant hair loss, see a dermatologist. Bring all meds and vitamins, etc. Bring copies of all blood tests. ...Read more

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Does pessimism cause depression or does depression cause pessimism?

Does pessimism cause depression or does depression cause pessimism?

Depends: Which came first, the chicken or the egg? Depression is a profound, even physical reaction to loneliness, loss, or hopelessness that blocks motivation to seek fulfillment or even survival. Pessimism is a thought process, an intellectual choice of how to look at the world and predict our fate. You can have one without the other. Mood and thought can affect each other but are not the same thing. ...Read more

Taking Accutane (Definition)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a powerful medicine that treats acne. It is known to cause severe birth defects if a woman becomes ...Read more