Review: could Prednisone cause Personality change?
Summary: Personality change could be caused by Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Prednisone tab, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 146,427 people who have side effects while taking Prednisone from FDA and social media. Among them, 110 have Personality change. Find out below who they are, when they have Personality change 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.
Personality change (latest reports from 21,588 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 146,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 110 people (0.08%) have Personality Change. They amount to 0.51% of all the 21,559 people who have Personality Change on eHealthMe.
Time on Prednisone when people have Personality change * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Personality change||16.67%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||16.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Personality change when taking Prednisone * :
|Personality change||45.38%||54.62% |
Age of people who have Personality change when taking Prednisone * :
|Personality change||0.00%||0.97%||3.88%||1.94%||1.94%||12.62%||33.98%||44.66% |
Severity of Personality change when taking Prednisone ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Personality change||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Personality change ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Personality change||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (31 people, 28.18%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 21.82%)
- Deep vein thrombosis (20 people, 18.18%)
- Decreased appetite (12 people, 10.91%)
- Temporal arteritis (11 people, 10.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (39 people, 35.45%)
- Nexium (32 people, 29.09%)
- Zometa (31 people, 28.18%)
- Aredia (31 people, 28.18%)
- Metoclopramide (25 people, 22.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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