Revista médica de Chile
versão impressa ISSN 0034-9887
POBLETE A, Catalina; HERSKOVIC M, Viviana e EVA C, Pedro. Panic attacks in a patient treated with isotretinoin for acne: Report of one case. Rev. méd. Chile [online]. 2006, vol.134, n.12, pp. 1565-1567. ISSN 0034-9887. doi: 10.4067/S0034-98872006001200012.
The use of isotretinoin as a treatment for acne is related to psychiatric syndromes such as psychosis and depression. On the other hand, several drugs have been identified as causing panic attacks. A relationship between dermatologic and psychiatric disease has also been established. We report a 20 year-old male who started to suffer panic attacks after using isotretinoin for acne
Palavras-chave : Acne vulgaris; Isotretinoin; Panic.