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.
Poblete A, C., Herskovic M, V., & Eva C, P. (2006). Crisis de pánico en un paciente con acné tratado con isotretinoína. Caso clínico. Revista Medica de Chile, 134(12), 1565–1567.