Review: taking Ritalin and Percocet together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ritalin and Percocet together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ritalin and Percocet. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 352 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 hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 11,167 users)

Percocet

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 26,058 users)

On Jul, 23, 2016

352 people who take Ritalin, Percocet are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ritalin and Percocet drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Ritalin:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 7 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.0% - (6 of 9 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.0% - (1 of 6 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 10+ years: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Percocet:
  • < 1 month: 18.0% - (2 of 11 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0% - (3 of 6 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 36.0% - (4 of 11 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Ritalin:
  • female: 33.0% - (10 of 30 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (5 of 15 people)
Percocet:
  • female: 33.0% - (9 of 27 people)
  • male: 26.0% - (4 of 15 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Ritalin:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 20-29: 22.0% - (2 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 46.0% - (6 of 13 people)
  • 40-49: 30.0% - (3 of 10 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
Percocet:
  • 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: 55.0% - (5 of 9 people)
  • 30-39: 16.0% - (2 of 12 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • convulsion
  • loss of consciousness
  • poisoning
  • respiratory depression
  • suicide attempt
  • cardiac failure
  • colon cancer
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • distended abdomen
1 - 6 months:
  • anger
  • cardiac failure
  • colon cancer
  • fatigue
  • hyperventilation
  • hypotension
  • metabolic alkalosis
  • mood swings
  • neoplasm progression
6 - 12 months:
  • migraine
  • sarcoidosis
  • fatigue
  • hyperventilation
  • hypotension
  • metabolic alkalosis
1 - 2 years:
  • anger
  • appetite decreased
  • chest discomfort
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • tiredness
2 - 5 years:
  • mental status changes
  • anxiety
  • chest pain
  • confusional state
  • depression
  • dizziness
  • electrocardiogram t wave abnormal
  • electroencephalogram abnormal
  • exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
  • fall
5 - 10 years:
  • breath odour
  • cognitive disorder
  • cough
  • diarrhea
  • distended abdomen
  • dry mouth
  • dysmenorrhoea
  • anterograde amnesia
  • anxiety
  • bipolar disorder
10+ years:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • intracranial venous sinus thrombosis
  • neck pain
  • vith nerve paralysis
  • breath odour
  • cognitive disorder
  • fatigue
not specified:
  • pain
  • depression
  • back pain
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • dizziness
  • weight decreased
  • constipation
  • nausea
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • arthralgia
  • back pain
  • nausea
  • fall
  • pain in extremity
  • dizziness
  • fatigue
male:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • depression
  • constipation
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • dizziness
  • confusional state
  • weight decreased
  • bone disorder

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • intracranial venous sinus thrombosis
  • neck pain
  • vith nerve paralysis
  • anxiety
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cholelithiasis
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
20-29:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • blood cholesterol increased
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dizziness
  • extrapyramidal disorder
  • glycosuria
  • heart rate increased
30-39:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • insomnia
  • pain
  • confusional state
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • cellulitis
  • fall
  • febrile neutropenia
40-49:
  • depression
  • pain
  • hyperhidrosis
  • chest pain
  • pyrexia
  • constipation
  • disturbance in attention
  • back pain
  • vision blurred
  • fall
50-59:
  • pain
  • fall
  • back pain
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
  • depression
60+:
  • fatigue
  • urinary tract infection
  • dyspnoea
  • back pain
  • confusional state
  • anxiety
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • insomnia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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