Review: could Prednisone cause Acute psychosis?
Summary: Acute psychosis could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Cephalexin, and have Prophylaxis.
We study 146,410 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 31 have Acute psychosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Acute psychosis and more.
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Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,701 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.
Acute psychosis (period of mentally unstable behaviour) (latest reports from 5,107 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, schizophrenia, acupuncture and pain, psychotic disorder.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 31 people (0.02%) have Acute Psychosis. They amount to 0.61% of all the 5,107 people who have Acute Psychosis on eHealthMe.
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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