10 Signs Of Mental Problems For Taking Accutane

Tell your prescriber if, to the best of your knowledge, you or someone in your family has ever had any mental illness, including depression, suicidal behavior, or psychosis. Psychosis means a loss of contact with reality, such as hearing voices or seeing things that are not there. Also, tell your prescriber if you take medicines for any of these problems.

10 Signs Of Mental Problems For Taking Accutane

Stop Using Accutane, Tell Your Provider Right Away If :

  1. Start to feel sad or have crying spells.
  2. Lose interest in activities you once enjoyed.
  3. Sleep too much or have trouble sleeping.
  4. Become more irritable than usual.
  5. Have a change in your appetite or body weight.
  6. Have trouble concentrating.
  7. Withdraw from your friends or family.
  8. Feel like you have no energy.
  9. Have feelings of worthlessness or inappropriate guilt.
  10. Start having thoughts about hurting yourself or taking your own life (suicidal thoughts).

Signs Of Other Possibly Serious Problems

Accutane may cause other problems. Tell your prescriber if you have trouble breathing (shortness of breath), are fainting, are very thirsty or urinate a lot, feel weak, have leg swelling, convulsions, slurred speech, problems moving, or any other serious or unusual problems. Frequent urination and thirst can be signs of blood sugar problems.

Serious permanent problems do not happen often. However, because the symptoms listed above may be signs of serious problems, if you get these symptoms, stop taking Accutane and call your prescriber. If not treated, they could lead to serious health problems. Even if these problems are treated, they may not clear up after you stop taking Accutane.