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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

Trend of Ritalin, Dramamine's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (5940107)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

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)
InteractionNumber 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
Constipation12
Anaemia (lack of blood)12
Disease Progression12
Depression12
Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)10
Abdominal Pain10
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)
InteractionNumber 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
Disease Progression2
Depression2
Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)2
Anaemia (lack of blood)2
Constipation2

How effective are the drugs:

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diuretic therapy
  2. Gastrointestinal stromal tumour
  3. Premedication
  4. Crohn's disease

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Furosemide
  2. Spironolactone
  3. Levothyroxine sodium
  4. Acetaminophen
  5. 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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