Concerta and Kidney failure - from FDA reports


Kidney failure is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old also take medication Seroquel, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 11,369 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA. Among them, 27 have Kidney failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Kidney failure 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 14,203 users)

Kidney Failure

Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,171 Kidney failure patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

11,369 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 27 people (0.24%) have Kidney Failure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Concerta cause Kidney failure?

Gender of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Concerta *:

  • female: 22.22 %
  • male: 77.78 %

Age of people who have Kidney Failure when taking Concerta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 37.5 %
  • 20-29: 20.83 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.17 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (14 people, 51.85%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Prostatitis (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Narcolepsy (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Depression (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (9 people, 33.33%)
  • Levaquin (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Trasylol (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Effexor (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Heparin (2 people, 7.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hepatic Failure (9 people, 33.33%)
  • Congestive Cardiomyopathy (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Cardiac Failure (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Tremor (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (6 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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