Prednisone and Personality change - from FDA reports
Personality change is found among people who take Prednisone, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aredia, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Personality change with Prednisone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 247,408 people who have side effects when taking Prednisone from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 25, 2017
247,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Prednisone.
Among them, 145 people (0.06%) have Personality change
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prednisone when people have Personality change *:
- < 1 month: 33.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 16.67 %
Gender of people who have Personality change when taking Prednisone *:
- female: 49.31 %
- male: 50.69 %
Age of people who have Personality change when taking Prednisone *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.93 %
- 10-19: 4.67 %
- 20-29: 1.87 %
- 30-39: 2.8 %
- 40-49: 14.02 %
- 50-59: 31.78 %
- 60+: 43.93 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (35 people, 24.14%)
- Deep Venous Thrombosis (21 people, 14.48%)
- Appetite - Decreased (13 people, 8.97%)
- Pain (9 people, 6.21%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (9 people, 6.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aredia (34 people, 23.45%)
- Zometa (33 people, 22.76%)
- Nexium (31 people, 21.38%)
- Metoclopramide (26 people, 17.93%)
- Protonix (25 people, 17.24%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Decreased (43 people, 29.66%)
- Fever (43 people, 29.66%)
- Back Pain (42 people, 28.97%)
- Anaemia (42 people, 28.97%)
- Weakness (36 people, 24.83%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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