Review: could Hydrocortisone cause Depression?
Summary: Depression is found among people who take Hydrocortisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Depression.
We study 13,599 people who have side effects while taking Hydrocortisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 342 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression and more.
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Hydrocortisone has active ingredients of hydrocortisone. It is often used in addison's disease. (latest outcomes from 13,795 Hydrocortisone users)
Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 277,524 Depression patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 13,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone. Among them, 342 people (2.51%) have Depression.
Time on Hydrocortisone when people have Depression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Hydrocortisone * :
Age of people who have Depression when taking Hydrocortisone * :
Severity of Depression when taking Hydrocortisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Depression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (41 people, 11.99%)
- Pain (25 people, 7.31%)
- Multiple myeloma (23 people, 6.73%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 6.43%)
- Eczema (18 people, 5.26%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (95 people, 27.78%)
- Prednisone (83 people, 24.27%)
- Neurontin (74 people, 21.64%)
- Ambien (70 people, 20.47%)
- Aredia (65 people, 19.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Recent Hydrocortisone related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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