Banner for leaf pages 2

Temper problems

Also known as Fussy, Irritability, Losing temper, Temper tantrums, Fussy infant, and Tantrums

Fussy is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre region of France.

Source: Wikipedia

What causes it?

The most common causes of temper problems are otitis media, bipolar disorder, and depression. Other possible causes, such as schizophrenia, are more rare.

What symptoms are related?

Within all the people who go to their doctor with temper problems, 68% report having fever, 57% report having depression, and 55% report having depressive or psychotic symptoms.


What might my doctor prescribe?

Common Tests and Procedures

Patients with temper problems often receive psychotherapy, mental health counseling, other diagnostic procedures (interview; evaluation; consultation), depression screen, blood alcohol, blood culture, arterial blood gases (abgs) and toxicology screen .

Common Medications

The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with temper problems include olanzapine (zyprexa), cefdinir, lithium (li), atomoxetine (strattera), melatonin, cefixime (suprax), chlorpromazine (thorazine), fluphenazine (prolixin), guanfacine (intuniv), clozapine, reserpine (hhr), carbinoxamine / dextromethorphan / pseudoephedrine and perphenazine .

Olanzapine (Zyprexa)
$536
(28 days)
Cefdinir
$37
(7 days)
Lithium (Li)

Atomoxetine (Strattera)
$189
(28 days)
Melatonin
$5
(21 days)
Cefixime (Suprax)
$97
(7 days)
Chlorpromazine (Thorazine)
$26
(28 days)
Fluphenazine (Prolixin)
$31
(28 days)
Guanfacine (Intuniv)
$14
(28 days)
Clozapine
$137
(21 days)
Reserpine (Hhr)
$36
(28 days)
Perphenazine
$55
(28 days)

Who is at risk?

Groups of people at highest risk for temper problems include age 1-4 years.

Age

< 1 years
1.4x
1-4 years
6.8x
5-14 years
1.3x
15-29 years
0.6x
30-44 years
0.7x
45-59 years
0.6x
60-74 years
0.2x
75+ years
0.1x

Sex

Male
1.2x
Female
0.9x

Race/Ethnicity

Black
0.9x
Hispanic
0.8x
White
1.0x
Other
1.2x
Ajax-loader Loading...