Review: could Albuterol cause Acute Psychosis?


Summary

Acute psychosis is found among people who take Albuterol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aerobid, and have Asthma . We study 57,577 people who have side effects while taking Albuterol from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Acute psychosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute psychosis and more.

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Albuterol

Albuterol has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Albuterol 75,358 users)

Acute Psychosis

Acute psychosis (period of mentally unstable behaviour) has been reported by people with hypotension, agitation, hair loss, extrapyramidal disorder, psychotic disorder (latest reports from 1,924 Acute psychosis patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

57,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Albuterol.
Among them, 9 people (0.02%) have Acute Psychosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Albuterol cause Acute psychosis?

Time on Albuterol when people have Acute Psychosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acute Psychosis when taking Albuterol *:

  • female: 55.56 %
  • male: 44.44 %

Age of people who have Acute Psychosis when taking Albuterol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 25.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 37.5 %

Severity if Acute Psychosis when taking Albuterol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Acute Psychosis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Asthma (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Anxiety (1 person, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Mellaril (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Atrovent (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Ativan (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Aerobid (3 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Paranoia (4 people, 44.44%)
  • Distress (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Depression Nec (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Confusion (3 people, 33.33%)
  • Aphasia (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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