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Acne drug allegedly linked to another suicide

A 22 year old man committed suicide 3 weeks after he took the acne drug, Roaccutane, which has been associated with other suicides and depression. One hundred suicides have allegedly been linked to the drug. The drug's manufacturer denies any link. The boy's parents are demanding a world wide analysis of the drug's side effects.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Manchester News

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About: Acne drug allegedly linked to another suicide

Date: 15 November 2004

Source: Manchester News

URL: http://www.manchesteronline.co.uk/news/s/136/136961_suicide_brings_drugprobe_call_.html

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