Review: could Concerta cause Personality change?
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.
We study 8,734 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 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 10,462 Concerta users)
Personality change has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 4,824 Personality change patients)
On Apr, 6, 2015: 8,734 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta. Among them, 27 people (0.31%) have Personality Change.
Time on Concerta when people have Personality change * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Personality change||57.14%||0.00%||28.57%||0.00%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Personality change when taking Concerta * :
|Personality change||18.42%||81.58% |
Age of people who have Personality change when taking Concerta * :
|Personality change||0.00%||17.39%||65.22%||4.35%||8.70%||4.35%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Personality change when taking Concerta ** :
How people recovered from Personality change ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (12 people, 44.44%)
- Depression (2 people, 7.41%)
- Ill-defined disorder (2 people, 7.41%)
- Disturbance in attention (1 people, 3.70%)
- Neuralgia (1 people, 3.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Strattera (7 people, 25.93%)
- Clonazepam (2 people, 7.41%)
- Zoloft (2 people, 7.41%)
- Hydroxyzine (2 people, 7.41%)
- Trazodone hcl (1 people, 3.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Concerta for a 42-year old woman with Disturbance In Attention. The patient has Chest Discomfort
- A study of drug interactions between Melatonin, Pepcid Ac, Aspirin, Claritin-d 24 Hour, Calcium, Fish Oil, Magnesium, Metoprolol Succinate, Advair Diskus 100/50, Concerta, Imiquimod for a 53-year old man with Sleep Disorder Due To General Medical Condition, Insomnia Type, Acid Reflux, General Physical Health Deterioration, Allergy, Constipation, High Blood Pressure, Asthma, Adhd, Plantar Warts. The patient has Blood Potassium Increased
- A study of drug interactions between Omeprazole, Lexapro, Risperdal, Concerta, Accutane for a 17-year old girl with Stomach Discomfort, Anxiety Disorder, Asperger Syndrome, Adhd, Acne And Teenagers. The patient has Painful Menstrual Periods, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weakness
- A study of drug interactions between Concerta, Duavee, Vitamin D, Neurontin, Ativan for a 52-year old woman with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Menopause Hot Flashes, Iga Deficiency, Night Sweats, Generalised Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Night Sweats
- A study of side effects of Concerta for a 15-year old boy with ADHD. The patient has Tic
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