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Are there any drugs that will cause you to become depressed as a teenager?

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Dr. William Holmes
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Thete are lots of meds that can potentially cause a side effect of depression.
If you have concerns that this is happening it is important to check with your doctor.

In brief: Yes

Thete are lots of meds that can potentially cause a side effect of depression.
If you have concerns that this is happening it is important to check with your doctor.
Dr. William Holmes
Dr. William Holmes
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Dr. Donald Hazlett
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes there are some.

Individual responses vary so medication, street drugs, supplements, herbal remedies, alcohol and birth contronl all have to be included.
Alcohol is universally a depressant, only varying in severity. Birth control medication has a reputation of causing depression. Opioid medications are depressants and stimulant drugs can cause depression when one comes down off the high - suicidal in cocaine.

In brief: Yes there are some.

Individual responses vary so medication, street drugs, supplements, herbal remedies, alcohol and birth contronl all have to be included.
Alcohol is universally a depressant, only varying in severity. Birth control medication has a reputation of causing depression. Opioid medications are depressants and stimulant drugs can cause depression when one comes down off the high - suicidal in cocaine.
Dr. Donald Hazlett
Dr. Donald Hazlett
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