Review: could Concerta cause Kidney failure (Acute kidney failure)?
Summary: Kidney failure 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 Seroquel, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
We study 8,717 people who have side effects while taking Concerta from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 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 10,444 Concerta users)
Kidney failure (loss of kidney function) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 57,659 Kidney failure patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 8,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta. Among them, 22 people (0.25%) have Kidney Failure.
Time on Concerta when people have Kidney failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Kidney failure||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Kidney failure when taking Concerta * :
|Kidney failure||11.54%||88.46% |
Age of people who have Kidney failure when taking Concerta * :
|Kidney failure||0.00%||0.00%||45.83%||16.67%||0.00%||4.17%||8.33%||25.00% |
Severity of Kidney failure when taking Concerta ** :
How people recovered from Kidney failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (17 people, 77.27%)
- Prostatitis (5 people, 22.73%)
- Urinary tract infection (5 people, 22.73%)
- Mental disorder (4 people, 18.18%)
- Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (12 people, 54.55%)
- All other therapeutic products (5 people, 22.73%)
- Levaquin (5 people, 22.73%)
- Cipralex (2 people, 9.09%)
- Ritalin la (2 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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