Concerta and Personality change - from FDA reports


Summary

Personality change is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Strattera, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Personality change with Concerta. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,163 people who have side effects when taking Concerta from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 09, 2017

12,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 43 people (0.35%) have Personality Change


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Concerta cause Personality change?

Time on Concerta when people have Personality Change *:

  • < 1 month: 61.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 30 %
  • male: 70 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 10.0 %
  • 10-19: 70.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 10.0 %
  • 40-49: 6.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (24 people, 55.81%)
  • Depression (3 people, 6.98%)
  • Disturbance In Attention (2 people, 4.65%)
  • Neuralgia (1 person, 2.33%)
  • Asthma (1 person, 2.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Strattera (9 people, 20.93%)
  • Zoloft (4 people, 9.30%)
  • Prozac (2 people, 4.65%)
  • Hydroxyzine (2 people, 4.65%)
  • Clonazepam (2 people, 4.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abnormal Behavior (12 people, 27.91%)
  • Aggression (9 people, 20.93%)
  • Suicidal Ideation (8 people, 18.60%)
  • Insomnia (7 people, 16.28%)
  • Hallucination, Auditory (6 people, 13.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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