Review: could Prednisone cause Personality change?
Summary: Personality change is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Prednisone tab, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 146,792 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 has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,120 Prednisone users)
Personality change has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, multiple sclerosis, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 4,820 Personality change patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 146,792 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 110 people (0.07%) have Personality Change.
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%)
- Aredia (31 people, 28.18%)
- Zometa (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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