Who have Anxiety with Concerta?


Anxiety is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prozac, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 12,496 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 513 have Anxiety. Find out below who they are, when they have Anxiety and more.

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Concerta has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Concerta 14,163 users)


Anxiety has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, stress and anxiety, osteoporosis, pain (latest reports from 292,073 Anxiety patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

12,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 513 people (4.11%) have Anxiety

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Concerta when people have Anxiety *:

  • < 1 month: 32.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.58 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.47 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 4.21 %

Gender of people who have Anxiety when taking Concerta *:

  • female: 46.15 %
  • male: 53.85 %

Age of people who have Anxiety when taking Concerta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 17.12 %
  • 10-19: 36.14 %
  • 20-29: 14.13 %
  • 30-39: 15.76 %
  • 40-49: 9.24 %
  • 50-59: 4.35 %
  • 60+: 3.26 %

Severity of Anxiety **:

  • least: 3.57 %
  • moderate: 39.29 %
  • severe: 50.0 %
  • most severe: 7.14 %

How people recovered from Anxiety **:

  • while on drug: 27.27 %
  • after off the drug: 9.09 %
  • not yet: 63.64 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prozac (55 people, 10.72%)
  • Ritalin (51 people, 9.94%)
  • Strattera (43 people, 8.38%)
  • Paxil (41 people, 7.99%)
  • Ambien (40 people, 7.80%)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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