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Review: Ritalin and Dramamine





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 17 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 11,200 users)

Dramamine has active ingredients of dimenhydrinate. It is often used in motion sickness. (latest outcomes from Dramamine 404 users)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 17 people who take Ritalin, Dramamine are studied

Ritalin, Dramamine outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Dramamine (dimenhydrinate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ritalin is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Dramamine is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Fatiguen/an/an/aFatiguen/an/aDisease Progression
Gastrointestinal Stromal TumourGastrointestinal Stromal TumourFatigue
HyponatraemiaHyponatraemiaHyponatraemia
Disease ProgressionDisease ProgressionDepression
DepressionDepressionConstipation
AscitesAscitesAnaemia
AnaemiaConstipationAscites
ConstipationAnaemiaOedema Peripheral
Drug IneffectivePulmonary Oedema
Condition AggravatedAbdominal Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Ritalin is effectiven/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Dramamine is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Pulmonary HypertensionDepression
PancytopeniaDisease Progression
Multiple MyelomaHyponatraemia
Bone DisorderConstipation
HypercalcaemiaFatigue
Cerebrovascular AccidentAscites
Anaemia
Oedema Peripheral
Pulmonary Oedema
Abdominal Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ritalin is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Dramamine is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aNeuropathy Peripheraln/an/aDepressionCerebrovascular AccidentPulmonary Hypertension
Disease ProgressionPancytopenia
HyponatraemiaMultiple Myeloma
ConstipationHypercalcaemia
FatigueBone Disorder
Ascites
Anaemia
Oedema Peripheral
Pulmonary Oedema
Abdominal Pain

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Could ritalin cause temporary dementia in elderly
    I had a period of dementia that lasted for the better part of a day. I was brought to the hospital because they thought I was having a stroke. I have no memory of the event until I was in the hospital. I had been prescribed Ritalin because I have become unable to concentrate as well as I once could. That started about ten years ago and it was also had a very sudden onset, after a case of the flu.
    A Psychiatrist prescribed a dosage of Methylphenidate to be taken twice a day. I had a really hectic day ahead and thought that if I took both of them at once, it would help me get through the ordeal. I am under a lot of stress and thought it may help me cope. I have since thrown them out because the condition started about an hour after I took them according to family members. I don't remember the dosage, but I think it was a lower dosage because I had just started taking them on an "as needed basis." The doctor knew that I was going to use them for that purpose. I used them twice before (at the correct dosage) when I had to concentrate on paperwork, etc. They caused irregular heartbeat and a little bit of anxiety, but they did help me concentrate. The hospital tests ruled out a stroke or TIA. My thyroid level was off and the doctor at the hospital told me to stop the thyroid medication (Armour Thyroid) until I could see my family doctor and be retested. This all happened about five days ago. I'm back to what I consider normal now. Could that episode have been caused by the Ritalin?
    Thank you.
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    25 year old client in early recovery from opioid dependence takes ritalin and seroquel and wants to add vivitrol. What are the risks and side effects?
  • Can amphotericin make nexavar less effective?
    Our son failed to achieve remission after the inducation and then subsequent consolidation phases of treatment for AML The second attempt failed as well. Since then he began to take Nexavar 200mg X 2 BID for the flt3 gene mutation and experienced dramatic results immediately. Blasts cells dropped to less than .1 from 40% and white blood cells from over 50 to .3. At the same time that he began this drug though he also began to take Amphotericin for a fungal infection in his lungs. At present, two weeks later, we are starting to see a gradual increase in his wbc level as well as the blast cells (.2 to .6 levels) again. Hence the question over whether the Amphotericin is affecting the effectiveness of the Nexavar.
  • The appetite suppressant effects of ephedrine have worn off just starting concerta will it suppress my appetite?
    Just wondering if I have developed tolerance to ephedrine (quantified as a return of appetite) will the stimulant effects of concerta work on me
  • Can you split the tablet of limitical 200mg?
    I have taken 150mg or 200mg of lamitical for 25 years. I am now spliting the 200 tablet in half to make 300mg. Started sweating big time.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Dramamine (dimenhydrinate) is often used to treat motion sickness. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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