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 405 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 12,124 users)

Percocet

Percocet has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from Percocet 29,948 users)

On Aug, 20, 2016

405 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: 62.0% - (5 of 8 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0% - (4 of 8 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.0% - (3 of 9 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • 10+ years: 33.0% - (1 of 3 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Percocet:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 57.0% - (4 of 7 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 44.0% - (4 of 9 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 50.0% - (2 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: 34.0% - (10 of 29 people)
  • male: 35.0% - (5 of 14 people)
Percocet:
  • female: 38.0% - (10 of 26 people)
  • male: 33.0% - (5 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 2 people)
  • 20-29: 27.0% - (3 of 11 people)
  • 30-39: 45.0% - (5 of 11 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 50-59: 40.0% - (2 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 25.0% - (1 of 4 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: 54.0% - (6 of 11 people)
  • 30-39: 20.0% - (2 of 10 people)
  • 40-49: 40.0% - (4 of 10 people)
  • 50-59: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 4 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • convulsion
  • loss of consciousness
  • poisoning
  • respiratory depression
  • suicide attempt
  • headache
  • cardiac failure
  • colon cancer
  • cough
  • depressed level of consciousness
1 - 6 months:
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • irritability
  • withdrawal syndrome
  • anger
  • application site urticaria
  • cardiac failure
  • colon cancer
  • depressed level of consciousness
  • diplopia
  • fatigue
6 - 12 months:
  • migraine
  • sarcoidosis
  • fatigue
  • hyperventilation
  • hypotension
  • metabolic alkalosis
  • nausea
  • pain
1 - 2 years:
  • anger
  • appetite decreased
  • chest discomfort
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • tiredness
2 - 5 years:
  • mental status changes
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • rash
  • anxiety
  • burning mouth syndrome
  • chest pain
  • confusional state
  • depression
  • desquamation mouth
5 - 10 years:
  • distended abdomen
  • dry mouth
  • dysmenorrhoea
  • anterograde amnesia
  • anxiety
  • bipolar disorder
  • breath odour
  • cognitive disorder
  • cough
  • diarrhea
10+ years:
  • breath odour
  • cognitive disorder
  • fatigue
not specified:
  • pain
  • back pain
  • depression
  • anxiety
  • fall
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • dizziness
  • constipation
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

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

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • gait disturbance
  • multiple sclerosis relapse
  • nephrolithiasis
  • pneumonia staphylococcal
  • wisdom teeth removal
  • disturbance in attention
  • hypertension
  • clostridium difficile colitis
  • irritability
  • withdrawal syndrome
10-19:
  • pain
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal pain upper
  • asthenia
  • atrial fibrillation
  • atrial flutter
  • back pain
  • blunted affect
20-29:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • pulmonary embolism
  • memory impairment
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • back pain
  • decreased appetite
30-39:
  • nausea
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • insomnia
  • confusional state
  • anaemia
  • back pain
  • cellulitis
  • diarrhoea
  • fall
40-49:
  • depression
  • pain
  • hyperhidrosis
  • constipation
  • chest pain
  • fall
  • pyrexia
  • disturbance in attention
  • back pain
  • vision blurred
50-59:
  • pain
  • fall
  • back pain
  • dizziness
  • nausea
  • arthralgia
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • vomiting
  • weight decreased
60+:
  • fatigue
  • back pain
  • urinary tract infection
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • arthralgia
  • confusional state
  • hypotension
  • anxiety

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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