Review: could Alcohol cause Mood swings?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 7, 2014)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 5,654 people who take Alcohol. Among them, 65 have Mood swings. See who they are, when they have Mood swings and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Alcohol (latest outcomes from 5,702 users) has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety, feeling of relaxation. Commonly reported side effects of Alcohol include suicide attempt, overdose, intentional overdose, alcoholism, nausea and vomiting.
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) (latest reports from 117,683 patients) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, pain.
On Mar, 7, 2014: 5,654 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol. Among them, 65 people (1.15%) have Mood Swings. They amount to 0.06% of all the 116,895 people who have Mood Swings.
Time on Alcohol when people have Mood swings * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Mood swings||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Mood swings when taking Alcohol * :
|Mood swings||46.88%||53.12% |
Age of people who have Mood swings when taking Alcohol * :
|Mood swings||0.00%||0.00%||17.02%||17.02%||25.53%||17.02%||12.77%||10.64% |
Severity of Mood swings when taking Alcohol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Mood swings||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Mood swings ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Mood swings||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Smoking cessation therapy (16 people, 24.62%)
- Depression (13 people, 20.00%)
- Alcohol abuse (5 people, 7.69%)
- Back disorder (5 people, 7.69%)
- Anxiety (4 people, 6.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Chantix (16 people, 24.62%)
- Seroxat (11 people, 16.92%)
- Prozac (7 people, 10.77%)
- Lortab (6 people, 9.23%)
- Oxycontin (6 people, 9.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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