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Depression Provoking Medications, Medications Predisposing to Depression, Medication Causes of Depression, Suicidality Associated with Medications

  • Causes
  • Suicidality Associated with Medications
  1. Varenicline (Chantix)
  2. Anticonvulsants
  3. Antidepressants in teens
  4. Singulair is being investigated for possible increased Suicidality
    1. (2008) Prescriber's Letter 15(5): 27-8
  5. Accutane does not appear to increase risk despite early reports
    1. Marqueling (2007) Semin Cutan Med Surg 26(4):210-20 [PubMed]
  • Causes
  • Gastrointestinal agents
  1. Metoclopramide (Reglan)
  2. Ranitidine
  3. Cimetidine
  • Causes
  • Chemotherapeutic medications
  1. 6-Azauridine
  2. Asparaginase
  3. Azathioprine (Imuran)
  4. Bleomycin
  5. Cisplatin
  6. Cyclophosphamide
  7. Doxorubicin
  8. Mithramycin
  9. Vinblastine
  10. Vincristine
  • Causes
  • Neurologic Agents
  1. Anti-parkinsonian Medications
    1. Amantadine
    2. Bromocriptine
    3. Levodopa
  2. Anti-Seizure Medications
    1. Carbamazepine (Tegretol)
    2. Ethosuximide (Zarontin)
    3. Phenobarbital
    4. Phenytoin (Dilantin)
    5. Primidone
  • Causes
  • Psychotropic agents
  1. Catecholamine receptor blockers
    1. Fluphenazine (Prolixin)
    2. Haloperidol (Haldol)
  2. Sedatives
    1. Barbiturates
    2. Benzodiazepines