Review: could Alcohol cause Personality Change?


Summary

Personality change 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 Effexor Xr, and have Depression . We study 5,829 people who have side effects while taking Alcohol from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 have Personality change. Find out below who they are, when they have Personality change and more.

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Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 6,386 users)

Personality Change

Personality change has been reported by people with irritability, muscle aches, hot flush, persecutory delusion, abasia (latest reports from 6,547 Personality change patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

5,829 people reported to have side effects when taking Alcohol.
Among them, 25 people (0.43%) have Personality Change


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Alcohol cause Personality change?

Time on Alcohol when people have Personality Change *:

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

Gender of people who have Personality Change when taking Alcohol *:

  • female: 28 %
  • male: 72 %

Age of people who have Personality Change when taking Alcohol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.55 %
  • 20-29: 27.27 %
  • 30-39: 27.27 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 13.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (11 people, 44.00%)
  • Social Phobia (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Back Disorder (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Alcohol Abuse (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (2 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Oxycontin (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Effexor Xr (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Marijuana (4 people, 16.00%)
  • Seroxat (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Chantix (3 people, 12.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Aggression (14 people, 56.00%)
  • Amnesia (6 people, 24.00%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Substance Abuse (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Drug Dependence (5 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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