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How effective is Ritalin for Hypersomnia (Drowsiness)?

Summary: 12 Ritalin users have rated its effectiveness for Hypersomnia.

Overall ratings: 2.8/5
Long term ratings: 3.2/5

This is a review of how effective Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is for Hypersomnia and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

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What is Ritalin

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 11,224 Ritalin users)

Hypersomnia

Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)) can be treated by Ambien, Provigil, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Nuvigil, Modafinil, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 69,920 Hypersomnia patients)

On Apr, 1, 2015: 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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