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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 13,600 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

Hydrocortisone has active ingredients of hydrocortisone. It is often used in adrenal insufficiency. (latest outcomes from 13,795 Hydrocortisone users)

Depression

Depression has been reported by people with quit smoking, multiple sclerosis, pain, osteoporosis, acne. (latest reports from 277,750 Depression patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 13,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone. Among them, 342 people (2.51%) have Depression.

Trend of Depression in Hydrocortisone reports

Time on Hydrocortisone when people have Depression * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Depression36.36%45.45%0.00%0.00%0.00%18.18%0.00%

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Hydrocortisone * :

FemaleMale
Depression56.42%43.58%

Age of people who have Depression when taking Hydrocortisone * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Depression0.00%0.32%4.75%3.16%18.67%21.20%23.10%28.80%

Severity of Depression when taking Hydrocortisone ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Depression0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Depression ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Depression0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (41 people, 11.99%)
  2. Pain (25 people, 7.31%)
  3. Multiple myeloma (23 people, 6.73%)
  4. Hypertension (22 people, 6.43%)
  5. Eczema (18 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (95 people, 27.78%)
  2. Prednisone (83 people, 24.27%)
  3. Neurontin (74 people, 21.64%)
  4. Ambien (70 people, 20.47%)
  5. Aredia (65 people, 19.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Have never felt depressed before

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  • I started losing my hair more when I started taking the tramadol for pain. I have lost quite a bit of hair since then and started balding on the top of my head. I don't know if it is hormonal or from all the medication I am on because I know that can cause hair loss also. My hair is also limp and lifeless and I have gained about 15 pounds since being on the tramadol. It is the only medication that helps with my pain and chronic anxiety caused by the Cymbalta so I don't know what else to do.

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    axeman225 on Sep, 17, 2014:

    Hi! I am a 26yr old male. I saw this and seems like we are taking the same meds and I wanted to compare. I have been on tramadol for almost 3 years for herniated discs from playing football. I recently have noticed and heard that long term use affects testosterone levels, so I got bloodwork done...turns out I am below range on all levels...which sucks because I am fit (or was) and pretty big. So my doc prescribed testim 1% 50mg/day (as of yesterday) and I wanted to see how it affected you along with takign the tramadol. I dont have hair issues, but I have had weight gain and general feminization due to loss of testosterone....so gross and sad for me. Idk if you are male or female...but I would love to hear what the combo has done for you. If anyone else can chime in it would be great. (fyi..tramadol is a low dose opiate agonist for pain; testim is testosterone gel)

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