Adderall and Mood swings - from FDA reports


Summary

Mood swings is found among people who take Adderall, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Strattera, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 16,642 people who have side effects while taking Adderall from FDA. Among them, 312 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Adderall

Adderall has active ingredients of amphetamine aspartate; amphetamine sulfate; dextroamphetamine saccharate; dextroamphetamine sulfate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Adderall 26,464 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with depression, birth control, quit smoking, pain (latest reports from 39,402 Mood swings patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

16,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Adderall.
Among them, 312 people (1.87%) have Mood Swings


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Adderall cause Mood swings?

Time on Adderall when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 23.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.92 %
  • 10+ years: 3.85 %

Gender of people who have Mood Swings when taking Adderall *:

  • female: 54 %
  • male: 46 %

Age of people who have Mood Swings when taking Adderall *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8.94 %
  • 10-19: 30.08 %
  • 20-29: 17.89 %
  • 30-39: 16.26 %
  • 40-49: 15.04 %
  • 50-59: 8.13 %
  • 60+: 3.66 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (130 people, 41.67%)
  • Depression (47 people, 15.06%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (24 people, 7.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (22 people, 7.05%)
  • Quit Smoking (21 people, 6.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Strattera (46 people, 14.74%)
  • Wellbutrin (27 people, 8.65%)
  • Klonopin (26 people, 8.33%)
  • Chantix (24 people, 7.69%)
  • Seroquel (23 people, 7.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (87 people, 27.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (65 people, 20.83%)
  • Fatigue (63 people, 20.19%)
  • Headache (60 people, 19.23%)
  • Irritability (58 people, 18.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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