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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 created by eHealthMe based on 12 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Ritalin

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,193 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

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Hypersomnia

Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)) (latest reports from 494,636 patients) can be treated by Ambien, Provigil, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Nuvigil, Modafinil, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride.

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On Nov, 24, 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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  • Can meclizine cause insomnia once and sleepiness the next time
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Somnolence, Insomnia, and takes Meclizine)
    I took Meclizine one night (as advised by pharmacist; she said it causes drowsiness), after experiencing my first attack of vertigo. It kept me awake almost all night. A couple weeks later, as I was getting ready for a special school event for my daughter, I thought another vertigo attack was coming ...

  • The appetite suppressant effects of ephedrine have worn off just starting concerta will it suppress my appetite?
    (Asked by a 24 year old woman who takes Concerta)
    Just wondering if I have developed tolerance to ephedrine (quantified as a return of appetite) will the stimulant effects of concerta work on me

  • Can you split the tablet of limitical 200mg?
    (Asked by a 58 year old woman who has Sweating - Excessive, and takes Ritalin La)
    I have taken 150mg or 200mg of lamitical for 25 years. I am now spliting the 200 tablet in half to make 300mg. Started sweating big time.

  • Is it safe to take unisom on top of vyvanse
    (Asked by a 37 year old woman who has Wired , Exhausted , and takes Ritalin, Vyvanse )
    I have took 5 ritalin 20mg and 2 30 mg vyvanse since early this morning. It is now 1:00in the morning, I'm very tired. I have 2 toddlers that I have to take carevof. Just wanting to know if it is ok to take some unison now so I can get some sleep

  • Concerta and extreme rage
    (Asked by a 18 year old boy who has ADHD, and takes Concerta)
    My 18yr old son has been on 54mg of Concerta for 5+ years now, he suddenly started complaining to me that he was not feeling that it slowed him down like usual to concentrate ect he said it made him depressed down. He stopped taking it for over 3 weeks, then randomly yesterday he decided to take it ...

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