Review: could Concerta cause Mood Changes?


Mood changes is reported only by a few people who take Concerta. We study 9,778 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Mood changes. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood changes and more.

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Concerta has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Concerta 11,359 users)

Mood Changes

Mood changes (latest reports from 103 Mood changes patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

9,778 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 4 people (0.04%) have Mood Changes

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Concerta cause Mood changes?

Time on Concerta when people have Mood Changes *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Mood Changes when taking Concerta *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Mood Changes when taking Concerta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 25 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 25 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 25 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Mood Changes when taking Concerta **:

  • least: 33.33 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Mood Changes **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Adhd (3 people)
  • Thyroid Function Test Abnormal (1 person)
  • Migraine (1 person)
  • Incontinence (1 person)
  • Depression (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wellbutrin Xl (1 person)
  • Topamax (1 person)
  • Symbyax (1 person)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (1 person)
  • Detrol (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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