Dapsone and Depression - from FDA reports


Summary

Depression is found among people who take Dapsone, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Erythromycin, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Dapsone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,285 people who have side effects when taking Dapsone from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 19, 2017

5,285 people reported to have side effects when taking Dapsone.
Among them, 107 people (2.02%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Dapsone cause Depression?

Time on Dapsone when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 100 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Dapsone *:

  • female: 50.47 %
  • male: 49.53 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Dapsone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.08 %
  • 20-29: 22.92 %
  • 30-39: 19.79 %
  • 40-49: 22.92 %
  • 50-59: 13.54 %
  • 60+: 18.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (23 people, 21.50%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (10 people, 9.35%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (10 people, 9.35%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (8 people, 7.48%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 7.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Erythromycin (24 people, 22.43%)
  • Accutane (23 people, 21.50%)
  • Topicycline (19 people, 17.76%)
  • Sumycin (19 people, 17.76%)
  • Achromycin (19 people, 17.76%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Muscle Spasms (30 people, 28.04%)
  • Anaemia (30 people, 28.04%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (26 people, 24.30%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (24 people, 22.43%)
  • Crohn's Disease (23 people, 21.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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