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12 Sep 2006

NO previous depression

The only problem is she never had previous depression. And after using it a moth it is getting to the point that i know something is wrong. Is there maybe any nice way to say this to her because i'm afraid that she is not going to listen to me ( you probebly know how women will react to thing like this) . i don't want to ask to many questions and be a pane but i don't want to do it wrong. thanx

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CyberShrink
cybershrink

01 Jan 0001

No previous depresion in no way removes a serious risk of depression with this drug--- Roaccutane is a potent cause of severe, sometimes dangerous, Depression. Period. What I said was that any doctor EVER prescribing it ought to think about that risk, ask about history of depression, and warn about the risk. Otherwise, needless risks would be taken. Get a printout from a web-search confirming this risk, and simply tell her you researchd this drug, and are a bit worried about what you[ve seen about this risk.
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