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This is a personalized study of taking Ritalin, Buspar for a 61 year old male patient who has ADHD, Anxiety Disorder. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 16 male patients aged 61 (±5) who take the drugs from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 16 males aged 56 (±5) who take Ritalin, Buspar are studied

Ritalin, Buspar outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 56

Gender: male

Conditions: ADHD, Anxiety Disorder

Drugs taking:
- Ritalin - 20MG (methylphenidate hydrochloride): used for 6 - 12 months
- Buspar - 30MG (buspirone hydrochloride): used for < 1 month

Drug interactions have: severe anxiety

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports
among males aged 56 (±5) who take the drugs
Anxiety6 (37.50%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

SymptomNumber of reports
among males aged 56 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Anxiety in Adhd30 (3.66%)
Anxiety in Anxiety Disorder21 (3.43%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effectNumber of reports
among males aged 56 (±5) who take the drug
Anxiety in Ritalin35 (8.10%)
Anxiety in Buspar68 (11.07%)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Ritalin is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Buspar is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Anxiety
(1 report)

Syncope
(1 report)

Heart Rate Decreased
(1 report)

Blood Pressure Decreased
(1 report)

Diabetes Mellitus
(2 reports)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
(2 reports)

Neuropathy Peripheral
(2 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(2 reports)

Hyperglycaemia
(2 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(2 reports)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
(2 reports)

Neuropathy Peripheral
(2 reports)

Hyperglycaemia
(2 reports)

Hernia
(2 reports)

Suicidal Ideation
(2 reports)

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
(2 reports)

Neuropathy Peripheral
(2 reports)

Hyperglycaemia
(2 reports)

Diabetes Mellitus
(2 reports)

n/an/an/aDyspnoea
(2 reports)

Weight Decreased
(2 reports)

Pain
(2 reports)

Musculoskeletal Pain
(2 reports)

Speech Disorder
(2 reports)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • I am coughing...all through the night and often during the day. Practically gagging.

    Reply

    jeff on Feb, 27, 2013:

    I am a 47 yo male who was giving buspirone instead of ativan/lorazepam that I was on. Since starting the buspirone i have had shortness of breathe and horrific coughing which led to a panic attack while driving. Luckily I had the lorazepam on me. I called my dr. and they said if I have more coughing issues to call them back. I took my third 7.5mg dose and I have literally coughed myself silly all night. Guess I'm switching to a different medication. This is crazy.

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  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • Concerta wears off very quickly and then I experience a prolonged depressive mood, includes agitation and exhaustion

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • My doctor added Ritalin to my Buspar as well as other meds I take. I experience fatigue that sometimes is quite bad. I also suffer some depression and again, it sometimes flares up more than usual. Should I have seen results from the Ritalin quite soon as I understood I would. Also, I wonder about the interaction of all these drugs I'm on. I do trust my doctor but have been reading so much on drugs that don't work well together and can cause trouble in the long run.
    Thank you.

    Reply

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