Harvard Health Letter

Depression risks in the medicine cabinet

News briefs Are you taking a medication that has depression or suicidal thinking as a potential side effect? One or both risks have been linked to use of more than 200 prescription and over-the-counter pills, including medicines that treat high blood pressure, heartburn, pain, and headaches. The more of these drugs you use, the higher the likelihood that you’ll experience depression, suggests a study published June 12, 2018, in The Journal of the…

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