Why Are Doctors Concerned with Crying Spells on Accutane?

is it only out of fear of suicide or is there a possibility of long term brain changes?

Doctor Answers 1

Accutane is not expected to change your brain

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Accutane  is not expected to change your brain and there is no direct proof to say that it even causes depression. there have been people that have pointed out an association. However, my personal belief is that anything is possible but that teenagers that have bad acne are more likely to be depressed anyway. I tell my patients to be aware of the possibility of a relationship and stop medicine right away if any problems

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