Hydrocortisone and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Hydrocortisone, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Hydrocortisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,420 people who have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 12, 2017

16,420 people reported to have side effects when taking Hydrocortisone.
Among them, 378 people (2.3%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Hydrocortisone cause Depression?

Time on Hydrocortisone when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Hydrocortisone *:

  • female: 62.15 %
  • male: 37.85 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Hydrocortisone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.32 %
  • 10-19: 4.76 %
  • 20-29: 3.81 %
  • 30-39: 18.1 %
  • 40-49: 18.41 %
  • 50-59: 25.08 %
  • 60+: 29.52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (33 people, 8.73%)
  • High Blood Pressure (31 people, 8.20%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (30 people, 7.94%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (26 people, 6.88%)
  • Metastases To Bone (18 people, 4.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (106 people, 28.04%)
  • Neurontin (81 people, 21.43%)
  • Prednisone (79 people, 20.90%)
  • Aredia (76 people, 20.11%)
  • Ambien (73 people, 19.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (179 people, 47.35%)
  • Pain (143 people, 37.83%)
  • Fatigue (141 people, 37.30%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (114 people, 30.16%)
  • Anaemia (111 people, 29.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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