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Medicine: Accutane / Depression and Suicide #381391

CBS Evening News for Sunday, May 10, 1998
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(London: Vicki Mabrey) The suicide in Britain of David Tebby after he took the skin drug accutane featured. [Mother of suicide victim Pat TEBBY - talks about her son's mood.] FDA (Food and Drug Administration) warning linking accutane and suicide noted; statement from drug maker Roche quoted. [Acne hotline Alison DUDLEY - comments.]

(Studio: John Roberts) Other warnings about accutane noted.

(Washington: Sharyl Attkisson) The dramatic results for accutane users examined. [Mother of accutane user Chris TILL - notes accutane's depression warning and the success of the drug.] [Dermatologist Dr. Maral SKELSEY - cites the depression risk.]

Attkisson, Sharyl;
Mabrey, Vicki;
Roberts, John

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