Concerta and Personality change - from FDA reports
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 . We study 11,369 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA. Among them, 43 have Personality change. Find out below who they are, when they have Personality change 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 14,201 users)
Personality change has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (latest reports from 6,700 Personality change patients).
On Jan, 30, 2017
11,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 43 people (0.38%) have Personality Change
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Concerta when people have Personality Change *:
- < 1 month: 66.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
- 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 Behaviour (12 people, 27.91%)
- Aggression (9 people, 20.93%)
- Suicidal Ideation (8 people, 18.60%)
- Insomnia (7 people, 16.28%)
- Intentional Self-Injury (6 people, 13.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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