Be aware of any side effects of medications.

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Read your described medicine packages, and if depression is listed as a side effect, consult your doctor for a different medicine or be aware of the symptoms and side effects.

What You'll Need

  • Always read the label of side effects on your medication and talk to your doctor

What You'll Do

  • Birth control, heart medication and certain pain medicine can cause your mood to drop.
  • Different types of medicine taken together can cause emotional distress as a side effect.
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Try says...
Spon on. Did you know Ibuprofane causes Depression!? -As is pain alone wasn't bad enough...
HealthyMe says...
I was taking alergy medicine and was getting more slughish and sad each week. - Depression was a side effect! Now I'm rund-nosed, itchy and happy again. Need to find a different med.

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