Review: Aggression in Ritalin
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 2, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Aggression by studying 9,169 people who take Ritalin. We analyze: the time on Ritalin when people have Aggression, gender and age of these people, the severity of Aggression, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Ritalin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ritalin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, narcolepsy. Commonly reported side effects of Ritalin include depression, depression nec, fatigue, depression aggravated, fatigue aggravated.
Aggression has been reported by people with quit smoking, depression, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety, pain.
On Dec, 2, 2013: 9,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 366 people (4.00%) have Aggression.
Time on Ritalin when people have Aggression * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Aggression when taking Ritalin * :
Age of people who have Aggression when taking Ritalin * :
Severity of Aggression when taking Ritalin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Aggression ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (181 people, 49.45%)
- Depression (39 people, 10.66%)
- Bipolar disorder (29 people, 7.92%)
- Psychomotor hyperactivity (21 people, 5.74%)
- Product used for unknown indication (18 people, 4.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Concerta (73 people, 19.95%)
- Ritalin la (62 people, 16.94%)
- Paxil (50 people, 13.66%)
- Risperdal (47 people, 12.84%)
- Strattera (37 people, 10.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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