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Home > Health Library > Medicines and Other Substances That Can Cause Symptoms of Depression
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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Current as of: May 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise StaffMedical Review: Kathleen Romito MD - Family MedicineChristine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
Current as of:
May 28, 2019
Medical Review:Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Christine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
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