Review: Ritalin and Topamax drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Ritalin and Topamax. It is created by eHealthMe based on 307 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,097 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in narcolepsy.
Topamax (latest outcomes from 24,399 users) has active ingredients of topiramate. It is often used in migraine.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 307 people who reported to have interactions when taking Ritalin, Topamax are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
- Topamax (topiramate)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Ritalin, Topamax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)||64|
|Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)||26|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||26|
|Headache (pain in head)||25|
|Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)||23|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||22|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Ritalin, Topamax:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Arthralgia (joint pain)||2|
|Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)||2|
|Amnesia (deficit in memory caused by brain damage, disease, or psychological trauma)||2|
|Addiction To Pain Meds||1|
|Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)||1|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :n/a
Top co-used drugs for these people * :n/a
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Topamax (topiramate) is often used to treat migraine. 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:
- Ritalin is used in:
- Topamax is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Ritalin alternatives:
- Topamax alternatives:
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I take 3 celexa in the am with 1 100mg topamax and 1 5mg Ritalin. At lunch time I take 1 5mg ritalin. At Bedtime I take another 100mg topamax and 5mg of Ritalin. If I miss ONE DOSE it IS GAME ON for any one around me. the ritalin oes not hipe me up it calms me downl hope this helps
within last month, daughter has been hospitlaized with seizures, just started the topamax, has been on concerta for 3 years and lexapro for a year. just recently started the topamax
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