Acne Medication linked to Suicide!
Many have read the article in which a 15 year-old teen stole an airplane and crashed it into a building. The teen was taking an acne medication know to cause suicidal tendencies. In fact the FDA mandated that the label include a warning of depression, psychosis and thoughts of suicide. Despite this finding many parents are given this drug for their children. According to Reuters and the FDA 147 people have been hospitalized or died due to suicide attempts related to this medication from 1982 to May 2000. If you have a teen or know of some one with a teen who has thought of using these medications please call our office for a complimentary consultation to find out how this problem can be helped with out harmful medication.