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How effective is Ritalin for Hypersomnia (Drowsiness)?

Overall ratings: 2.8/5
Long term ratings: 3.2/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is for Hypersomnia. The study is based on 12 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Ritalin

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,163 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in narcolepsy.

Hypersomnia

Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)) (latest reports from 494,387 patients) can be treated by Ambien, Provigil, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Nuvigil, Modafinil, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 12 people are studied for taking Ritalin in Hypersomnia




Ritalin effectiveness for Hypersomnia


Long term Ritalin effectiveness for Hypersomnia

Ritalin effectiveness for Hypersomnia (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall13530
Long term
(1+ years)
01320

Gender of people who take Ritalin for Hypersomnia * :

FemaleMale
Hypersomnia66.67%33.33%

Age of people who take Ritalin for Hypersomnia * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypersomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%16.67%25.00%8.33%25.00%25.00%

Who find Ritalin more effective for Hypersomnia?

Gender of people who find Ritalin more effective * :

FemaleMale
Hypersomnia66.67%33.33%

Age of people who find Ritalin more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypersomnia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%33.33%0.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (5 years ago):

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