A study for a 53 year old man who takes Ritalin - from FDA reports


Summary

1,177 males aged 53 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 53 year old male patient who has Adhd. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Sep, 12, 2017

1,177 males aged 53 (±5) who take Ritalin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ritalin for a 53-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 53
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Adhd
  • Drugs taken:
    • Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Erectile Dysfunction: 9 (0.76% of males aged 53 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  • drug ineffective
  • insomnia
  • fall
  • drug dependence
  • cuts and puncture wounds
  • alcoholism
  • suicide attempt
  • drug abuse and dependence
  • suicidal ideation
  • fatigue
1 - 6 months:
  • drug ineffective
  • stress and anxiety
  • suicidal ideation
  • insomnia
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • diabetes
  • fatigue
  • type 2 diabetes
  • muscle twitching
  • hyperglycemia
6 - 12 months:
  • diabetes
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • suicidal ideation
  • type 2 diabetes
  • hernia
  • hyperglycemia
  • fluid retention
  • initial insomnia
  • high blood pressure
  • drug abuse and dependence
1 - 2 years:
  • stress and anxiety
  • memory loss
  • uterine cervical squamous metaplasia
  • fibrocystic breast disease
  • night sweats
  • endometrial disorder
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • breast necrosis
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • joint pain
2 - 5 years:
  • dysgraphia
  • weakness
  • paraesthesia
  • restless leg syndrome
  • fall
  • high blood pressure
  • sensory disturbance
  • coordination abnormal
  • stroke
  • sleep apnea syndrome
5 - 10 years:
  • pulmonary hypertension
  • right ventricular failure
  • drug effect decreased
  • erythema multiforme
  • mental disorder
  • sleep apnea syndrome
  • memory loss
  • emotional poverty
  • therapeutic response unexpected
  • psychotic disorder
10+ years:
  • feeling abnormal
  • learning disability
  • high blood pressure
  • mood swings
  • bipolar disorder
  • suicidal behavior
  • mental disorder
  • disability
  • heart attack
  • stress and anxiety
not specified:
  • fatigue
  • drug ineffective
  • nausea
  • weakness
  • high blood pressure
  • drowsiness
  • insomnia
  • fever
  • headache
  • memory loss

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Sclerosis (92 people, 7.82%)
  • Pain (78 people, 6.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (62 people, 5.27%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 4.33%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (42 people, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (98 people, 8.33%)
  • Wellbutrin (75 people, 6.37%)
  • Lipitor (62 people, 5.27%)
  • Cymbalta (56 people, 4.76%)
  • Klonopin (53 people, 4.50%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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