Review: could Androgel cause Personality Change?


Summary

Personality change is found among people who take Androgel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood testosterone decreased . We study 7,642 people who have side effects while taking Androgel from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Personality change. Find out below who they are, when they have Personality change and more.

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Androgel

Androgel has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in blood testosterone decreased. (latest outcomes from Androgel 7,335 users)

Personality Change

Personality change has been reported by people with irritability, muscle aches, hot flush, partner stress, persecutory delusion (latest reports from 5,251 Personality change patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

7,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel.
Among them, 15 people (0.2%) have Personality Change


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Androgel cause Personality change?

Time on Androgel when people have Personality Change *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40 %
  • 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 Androgel *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 11.11 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 22.22 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (10 people)
  • Hypertension (2 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (1 person)
  • Depression (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (2 people)
  • Prilosec (2 people)
  • Nexium (2 people)
  • Cymbalta (2 people)
  • Aspirin (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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