Medicine Reaction, Anxiety

Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause anxiety. A few examples are: Decongestants. Diet pills. Steroid medicines. Thyroid medicines. Some illegal drugs, such as cocaine, crack, and speed (amphetamines), also can cause anxiety.

Medicine Reaction, Anxiety

Medicine Reaction, Anxiety

Many prescription and nonprescription medicines can cause anxiety. A few examples are:

  • Decongestants.
  • Diet pills.
  • Steroid medicines.
  • Thyroid medicines.

Some illegal drugs, such as cocaine, crack, and speed (amphetamines), also can cause anxiety.

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Current as ofJune 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

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