Review: Ritalin and Dramamine
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Ritalin and Dramamine. It is created by eHealthMe based on 12 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 3, 2014: 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|
|Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)||12|
|Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)||12|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||12|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||12|
|Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)||10|
|Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)||10|
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|
|Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)||2|
|Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour (a cancer that arises from transformed cells of mesenchymal origin in gastrointestinal tract)||2|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)||2|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
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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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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