Review: could Prednisone cause Acute psychosis?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 23, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 146,485 people who take Prednisone. Among them, 31 have Acute psychosis. See who they are, when they have Acute psychosis and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,621 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Prednisone include fever, nausea aggravated, nausea, weakness, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Acute psychosis (period of mentally unstable behaviour) (latest reports from 5,049 patients) has been reported by people with depression, schizophrenia, pain, acupuncture and pain, psychotic disorder.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 140,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 31 people (0.02%) have Acute Psychosis.
Time on Prednisone when people have Acute psychosis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acute psychosis||60.00%||0.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Acute psychosis when taking Prednisone * :
|Acute psychosis||77.14%||22.86% |
Age of people who have Acute psychosis when taking Prednisone * :
|Acute psychosis||0.00%||2.86%||14.29%||28.57%||5.71%||14.29%||11.43%||22.86% |
Severity of Acute psychosis when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acute psychosis||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Acute psychosis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acute psychosis||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Prophylaxis (8 people, 25.81%)
- Psychotic disorder (7 people, 22.58%)
- Hypoxia (7 people, 22.58%)
- Renal cell carcinoma (7 people, 22.58%)
- Deep vein thrombosis (7 people, 22.58%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Cephalexin (11 people, 35.48%)
- Biaxin (10 people, 32.26%)
- Ciprofloxacin (9 people, 29.03%)
- Neurontin (8 people, 25.81%)
- Coumadin (8 people, 25.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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