Review: Ritalin and Dramamine
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Ritalin and Dramamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on 12 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Ritalin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Dramamine (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of dimenhydrinate. It is often used in motion sickness.
On Oct, 11, 2013: 12 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ritalin, Dramamine are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Dramamine (dimenhydrinate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ritalin, Dramamine:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ritalin, Dramamine:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|2||Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour||2|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diuretic therapy
- Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
- Crohn's disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium
- Methylphenidate hcl
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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- By Lydia1990: Taking phentermine and methylphenidate
(for a 23 year old woman who has ADD, Acid Reflux, and takes Phentermine, Daytrana)
I was prescribed Methylphenidate ER 27 mg for ADD a week and a half ago. I called my doctor 5 days after starting the medication to let him know that it wasn't helping but instead was making me tired and have headaches. He decided to prescribe me with Phentermine 37.5 mg to help with my fatigue from ...
(Number of patients like Lydia1990: 6,684)
- By xfact: I use cannabis to control my ritalin side effects. is this good?
(for a 22 year old man who has Decreased Appetite, Difficulty Falling Asleep, Bad Dreams, Stress After Work (evening), and takes Ritalin, Cannabis, Cannabis Sativa)
-Hi everyone,I was diagnosed A.D.D. in July 2012 and I started smoking everyday(after work,evening) since April 2013 and right now we are November 2013. (sorry for my bad English) I've stopped last week from smoking cannabis because I wanted to experiment and inform myself if it was really hel ...
(Number of patients like xfact: 3,427)
- By Squirrel74: Swollen prostate, erectile dysfunction and testosterone/hcg use
(for a 35 year old man who has Prostate Infection, Drug-induced Erectile Dysfunction, and takes Testosterone, Ritalin, HCG)
I'm a 34 year old male from southern Arizona. I'm a career firefighter/paramedic, active father of two and husband. I started taking testosterone IM and HCG about 5 months ago and ever since than I have been experiencing very bothersome side effects in relation to my ED and my swollen prostate. Has ...
(Number of patients like Squirrel74: 1,284)
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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.
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