Medications and Other Substances That Can Cause Symptoms of Depression
Many medicines and other substances can cause changes in how we feel. Medicines that can cause symptoms of depression include:
Symptoms of depression can also be caused by the use of or withdrawal from alcohol and illegal drugs, such as cocaine, amphetamines (methamphetamines, crystal meth, or crack), heroin, and cannabis (marijuana).
If you think that your feelings of depression may be caused by a medicine:
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