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Many medicines can cause changes in how we feel. Some can cause symptoms of
depression. These include:
Symptoms of depression can also be caused by the use of or
withdrawal from alcohol and illegal drugs. Cocaine, amphetamines
(methamphetamines, crystal meth, or crack), heroin, and marijuana can all cause symptoms of depression.
If you think that your feelings of depression may be
caused by a medicine:
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerLisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
Current as ofJuly 26, 2016
Current as of:
July 26, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock, MD - Psychiatry
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