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 Disturbance in attention. This review analyzes which people have Personality change with Concerta. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,445 people who have side effects when taking Concerta from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 26, 2017
12,445 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 43 people (0.35%) have Personality change
Number of reports submitted per year:
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 *:
- Disturbance In Attention (2 people, 4.65%)
- Neuralgia (1 person, 2.33%)
- Memory Loss (1 person, 2.33%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (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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I'm 35, I took concerta xr for about a year and have lost at least half of my hair. I stopped taking it a six weeks ago but I'm still losing a ton of hair! Did anyone else experience this? If so, how long did it take before hair stopped falling out? I'm depressed and desperate for answers. Just ...
My son 9 yrs old has been on concerta and risperadal for a while. His doctor can't seem to get a good schedule/regime down to get a happy medium for him and me. He was taking concerta 54+18 in the morning and risperadal 1mg and 10mg Prozac,intinuv 2mg. The concerta does not last the 12 hours it ...
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8 yr old granddaughter on these.her father is ADHD,not on meds.she is dignosed ADHD and bi polar?she takes trileptal 2 times a day an concerta in the am only.she is a genius!2nd grader reading at 8th grade level.her dad same way! But she is wide open zooming,spreading at light speed.she lives ...