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 11,211 Ritalin users)
Hypersomnia (excessive daytime sleepiness (eds)) can be treated by Ambien, Provigil, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Nuvigil, Modafinil, Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride. (latest reports from 69,852 Hypersomnia patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 12 people are studied for taking Ritalin in Hypersomnia
Ritalin effectiveness for Hypersomnia (number of people):
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Who find Ritalin more effective for Hypersomnia?
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- I'm on loads of drugs
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- My baby has been taking omeprozole for a month now and all he does is sleeps hes 3 month and takes 7.5ml is this normal
my son is 3 months old and was a very sickly baby he started of on 2.5mls of omeprozole but the peadiatriction tripled it to 7.5mls and i find as soon as he takes the medication all he does is sleep all day just waking up for feeds is this normal as i think he should b more awake at this age ???
- Could ritalin cause temporary dementia in elderly
I had a period of dementia that lasted for the better part of a day. I was brought to the hospital because they thought I was having a stroke. I have no memory of the event until I was in the hospital. I had been prescribed Ritalin because I have become unable to concentrate as well as I once could. That started about ten years ago and it was also had a very sudden onset, after a case of the flu.
A Psychiatrist prescribed a dosage of Methylphenidate to be taken twice a day. I had a really hectic day ahead and thought that if I took both of them at once, it would help me get through the ordeal. I am under a lot of stress and thought it may help me cope. I have since thrown them out because the condition started about an hour after I took them according to family members. I don't remember the dosage, but I think it was a lower dosage because I had just started taking them on an "as needed basis." The doctor knew that I was going to use them for that purpose. I used them twice before (at the correct dosage) when I had to concentrate on paperwork, etc. They caused irregular heartbeat and a little bit of anxiety, but they did help me concentrate. The hospital tests ruled out a stroke or TIA. My thyroid level was off and the doctor at the hospital told me to stop the thyroid medication (Armour Thyroid) until I could see my family doctor and be retested. This all happened about five days ago. I'm back to what I consider normal now. Could that episode have been caused by the Ritalin?
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On going, gradual forgetfulness for over 10 years. Concentration is moderate,but memory is very poor. Day time sleepiness is always an issue. No brain tumor, no dementia,nor any other neurological dysfunctions.
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