Review: could Prednisone cause Personality change?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.5/4
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, 106 have Personality change. See who they are, when they have Personality change 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.
Personality change (latest reports from 21,202 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, multiple sclerosis.
On Feb, 8, 2014: 140,480 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone. Among them, 106 people (0.08%) 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||44.44%||55.56% |
Age of people who have Personality change when taking Prednisone * :
|Personality change||0.00%||0.99%||3.96%||1.98%||0.99%||12.87%||33.66%||45.54% |
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 (30 people, 28.30%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 22.64%)
- Deep vein thrombosis (19 people, 17.92%)
- Decreased appetite (11 people, 10.38%)
- Temporal arteritis (11 people, 10.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prednisone tab (38 people, 35.85%)
- Nexium (30 people, 28.30%)
- Zometa (30 people, 28.30%)
- Aredia (30 people, 28.30%)
- Metoclopramide (23 people, 21.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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