Review: could Alcohol cause Mood swings?
Summary: Mood swings is found among people who take Alcohol, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Chantix, and have Quit smoking.
We study 5,669 people who have side effects while taking Alcohol from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.
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Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 5,730 Alcohol users)
Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,771 Mood swings patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 5,669 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol. Among them, 65 people (1.15%) 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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