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Concerta, Advil Pm for a 16-year old boy





Summary: 5 male patients aged 16 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 16 year old male patient who has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Headache. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Concerta has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Concerta 10,412 users)

Advil pm has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen. It is often used in insomnia. (latest outcomes from Advil pm 226 users)

What are the conditions

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd) can be treated by Vyvanse, Concerta, Adderall 20, Adderall 30, Ritalin, Adderall Xr 30. (latest reports from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (adhd) 34,512 patients)

Headache (pain in head) can be treated by Ibuprofen, Excedrin, Tylenol, Aspirin, Advil, Fioricet. (latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)

On Nov, 22, 2014: 5 males aged 11 (±5) who take Concerta, Advil Pm are studied

Concerta, Advil Pm outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 11

Gender: male

Conditions: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Headache

Drugs taking:
- Concerta - 54MG (methylphenidate hydrochloride): used for 2 - 5 years
- Advil Pm - 25MG;EQ 200MG FREE ACID AND POTASSIUM SALT (diphenhydramine hydrochloride; ibuprofen): used for 1 - 6 months

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aSerotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)
Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
Mydriasis (a dilation of the pupil)
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
Incoherent (talking in a confused and unclear way)
Neuromyopathy (disease of both muscles and nerves)
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Encephalopathy (functioning of the brain is affected by some agent or condition)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
- support group for people who have Headache
- support group for people who take Advil Pm
- support group for people who take Concerta

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  • Concerta and extreme rage (3 answers)
    My 18yr old son has been on 54mg of Concerta for 5+ years now, he suddenly started complaining to me that he was not feeling that it slowed him down like usual to concentrate ect he said it made him depressed down. He stopped taking it for over 3 weeks, then randomly yesterday he decided to take it cause he felt extremely out of control hyper. Approx 6 hours after he took it I received a phone call from his friends that he was in a suicidal rage along with extreme crying. So I drove to meet his friends to take my son with me as he would not get back into his friends vehicle. He ended up smashing the door of my car trunk with his hand/arm...punching the passenger window of my car (did not break that thankfully. I felt like I didnt even know him. He kept saying he wanted to blow his head off as he held his fingers upto his temple. He ended up in the ER for his arm. He has to see his psych ASAP of course cause the ER doc didnt seem concerned since my son had calmed from rage to emotional as well as saying that Psych didnt have any beds but I had NO IDEA this could happen after working so well for years. He finally feels on his way back to himself now that he hasnt taken anymore Concerta today. Has anyone had an experience to this extreme? It was a sleepless night for me because if the hospital wasnt keeping him then I was on watch!!!
  • Could taking concerta have caused my hearing loss? i'm 16!
    Sudden onset of hearing loss and continues to worsen. Currently only take concerta for ADHD.
  • Can namenda treat post concussion syndrome (1 answer)
    I am here today to learn more about the drug Namenda, and if would help for me to start taking it. My doctor diagnosed me with PCS, and it has been going on for close to a year now. Originally I was diagnosed with anxiety, and things of that sort.



    I have never knew Namenda could treat PCS, and I am just wondering if it would even help with how I am feeling. (Dizzy,Headache,Personality Changes,Paranoia, etc) None of these symptoms have happened to me before, just post the concussion.



    Would Namenda be able to treat my PCS, or even help? I have only heard it could treat Dementia, and other mental illnesses of that sort.

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