Review: could Fluconazole cause Depression?


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Fluconazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain . We study 19,431 people who have side effects while taking Fluconazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 448 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.

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Fluconazole

Fluconazole has active ingredients of fluconazole. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Fluconazole 19,991 users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, drug ineffective, drug exposure during pregnancy, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 245,173 Depression patients).

On Jul, 17, 2016

19,431 people reported to have side effects when taking Fluconazole.
Among them, 448 people (2.31%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Fluconazole cause Depression?

Time on Fluconazole when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 54.55 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.64 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Fluconazole *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Fluconazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.45 %
  • 10-19: 4.09 %
  • 20-29: 10.35 %
  • 30-39: 11.99 %
  • 40-49: 16.89 %
  • 50-59: 23.71 %
  • 60+: 30.52 %

Severity if Depression when taking Fluconazole **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Depression **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (63 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (55 people)
  • Depression (52 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (36 people)
  • Anxiety (33 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (152 people)
  • Dexamethasone (119 people)
  • Cephalexin (118 people)
  • Oxycontin (112 people)
  • Prednisone (104 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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