Review: taking Ritalin and Dramamine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ritalin and Dramamine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ritalin and Dramamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Ritalin

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 11,164 users)

Dramamine

Dramamine has active ingredients of dimenhydrinate. It is often used in motion sickness. (latest outcomes from Dramamine 401 users)

On Jul, 20, 2016

16 people who take Ritalin, Dramamine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ritalin and Dramamine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ritalin:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dramamine:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Ritalin:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
Dramamine:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Ritalin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dramamine:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • anaemia
  • ascites
  • constipation
  • depression
  • disease progression
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  • hyponatraemia
  • drug ineffective
not specified:
  • anaemia
  • ascites
  • constipation
  • depression
  • disease progression
  • fatigue
  • hyponatraemia
  • oedema peripheral
  • pulmonary oedema
  • abdominal pain

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • bone disorder
  • hypercalcaemia
  • multiple myeloma
  • pancytopenia
  • pulmonary hypertension
male:
  • anaemia
  • ascites
  • constipation
  • depression
  • disease progression
  • fatigue
  • hyponatraemia
  • abdominal pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • pulmonary oedema

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • neuropathy peripheral
40-49:
  • fatigue
  • hyponatraemia
  • abdominal pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • pulmonary oedema
  • anaemia
  • ascites
  • constipation
  • depression
  • disease progression
60+:
  • bone disorder
  • hypercalcaemia
  • multiple myeloma
  • pancytopenia
  • pulmonary hypertension

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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