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Risperdal vs Ritalin vs Celexa for a female patient aged 16

Summary: 2,745 female patients aged 16 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Risperdal vs Ritalin vs Celexa for a female aged 16. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Risperdal (latest outcomes from 42,231 users) has active ingredients of risperidone. It is often used in bipolar disorder.

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,226 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Celexa (latest outcomes from 30,778 users) has active ingredients of citalopram hydrobromide. It is often used in depression.

What are the symptoms

Panic attack has been reported by people with depression, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, panic disorder, pain. (latest reports from 24,853 Panic attack patients)

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, birth control, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 24,776 Mood swings patients)

On Apr, 5, 2015: 2,745 female patients aged 10 who take the same drugs are studied in Risperdal vs Ritalin vs Celexa

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female10Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Risperdal risperidonenot specified
Ritalin methylphenidate hydrochloridenot specified
Celexa citalopram hydrobromidenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 10 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

RisperdalRitalinCelexa
Panic Attack0.23%0.50%0.80%
Uncontrolled Emotions0.23%0.50%0.80%
Loss Of Concentration0.23%0.50%0.80%
Mood Swings5.37%4.03%5.62%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
RisperdalRitalinCelexa
Weight IncreasedDrug IneffectiveSuicide Attempt
Suicide AttemptAggressionSuicidal Ideation
Suicidal IdeationHeadacheIntentional Self-injury
AggressionNauseaAggression
PyrexiaSuicidal IdeationFatigue
GalactorrhoeaDepressionConvulsion
AnxietyAgitationIntentional Overdose
Drug IneffectiveAbnormal BehaviourAbnormal Behaviour
TremorVomitingWeight Increased
HeadacheWeight IncreasedVomiting

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
RisperdalRitalinCelexa
DyskinesiaDepressionSuicidal Ideation
Weight IncreasedNauseaDelirium
AggressionHeadacheIrritability
Movement DisorderSelf-injurious IdeationConvulsion
Weight DecreasedWeight DecreasedSuicide Attempt
Suicide AttemptExcessive Eye BlinkingFlat Affect
Tardive DyskinesiaAggressionAbnormal Behaviour
PainSuicide And Suicidal BehaviorAmenorrhoea Nos
NeutropeniaHallucinations, MixedMood Swings
TicTachycardiaNausea

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Risperdal16.13%16.13%25.81%35.48%6.45%
Ritalin0.00%15.19%40.51%34.18%10.13%
Celexa22.22%44.44%11.11%22.22%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Risperdal (risperidone) is often used to treat bipolar disorder. Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Celexa (citalopram hydrobromide) is often used to treat depression. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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