Ritalin and Topamax drug interactions - from FDA reports


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ritalin and Topamax together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ritalin and Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 685 people who take the same drugs from FDA, 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 16,011 users)

Topamax

Topamax has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine. (latest outcomes from Topamax 35,600 users)

On Feb, 08, 2017

685 people who take Ritalin, Topamax are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ritalin and Topamax drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nervousness
  • overdose
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • mania
  • nasopharyngitis
  • drug effect decreased
  • drug ineffective
  • malaise
1 - 6 months:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • suicidal ideation
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • hernia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • migraine
  • weight decreased
  • depression
  • drug ineffective
6 - 12 months:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • suicidal ideation
  • drug ineffective
  • migraine
  • nausea
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • abdominal mass
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • chest pain
1 - 2 years:
  • emotional distress
  • gynaecomastia
  • obesity
  • back pain
  • cerebral atrophy
  • drug intolerance
  • alopecia
  • amnesia
  • anaemia
  • anorexia
2 - 5 years:
  • pain in extremity
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • chest pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • cough
  • dyspnoea
  • dyspnoea exertional
5 - 10 years:
  • emotional distress
  • gynaecomastia
  • obesity
10+ years:
  • pre-existing condition improved
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • weight decreased
  • abnormal dreams
  • benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • hepatic enzyme increased
  • hypertension
  • hysterectomy
  • intraocular pressure increased
  • obesity
not specified:
  • headache
  • weight increased
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
  • weight decreased

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • depression
  • dyspnoea
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • pyrexia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • cerebrovascular accident
  • mental status changes
  • suicidal ideation
  • weight increased
  • brain oedema
  • carotid artery thrombosis

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • balance disorder
  • bradycardia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • convulsion
  • diabetic complication
  • dyspnoea
  • hyponatraemia
  • hypotension
  • nervous system disorder
  • orthopnoea
2-9:
  • blood creatinine increased
  • drug level decreased
  • abasia
  • aggression
  • decreased appetite
  • malaise
  • nausea
  • social avoidant behaviour
  • lethargy
  • abdominal pain upper
10-19:
  • convulsion
  • diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • decreased appetite
  • emotional distress
  • insomnia
  • weight decreased
  • aggression
  • dizziness
  • ear infection
20-29:
  • pain in extremity
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dyspnoea
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • fatigue
  • headache
  • insomnia
  • rash
  • weight decreased
30-39:
  • headache
  • nausea
  • depression
  • weight increased
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain
  • diabetes mellitus
  • vomiting
  • pruritus
  • anxiety
40-49:
  • headache
  • confusional state
  • type 2 diabetes mellitus
  • drug ineffective
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • feeling abnormal
  • insomnia
50-59:
  • nausea
  • weight decreased
  • pain in extremity
  • suicidal ideation
  • pain
  • fall
  • fatigue
  • hallucination
  • diabetes mellitus
  • diarrhoea
60+:
  • diabetes mellitus
  • dyspnoea
  • fatigue
  • suicidal ideation
  • oedema peripheral
  • drug ineffective
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • aphasia
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • fall

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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