Could Ritalin cause Anger - from FDA reports


Summary

Anger is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Paxil, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 13,600 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA. Among them, 161 have Anger. Find out below who they are, when they have Anger and more.

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Ritalin

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 15,996 users)

Anger

Anger has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (latest reports from 22,315 Anger patients).

On Jan, 02, 2017

13,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 161 people (1.18%) have Anger


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Anger?

Time on Ritalin when people have Anger *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 38.1 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.76 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Anger when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 39.24 %
  • male: 60.76 %

Age of people who have Anger when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 19.59 %
  • 10-19: 28.87 %
  • 20-29: 8.25 %
  • 30-39: 8.25 %
  • 40-49: 15.46 %
  • 50-59: 17.53 %
  • 60+: 2.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (56 people, 34.78%)
  • Depression (20 people, 12.42%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (19 people, 11.80%)
  • Pain (16 people, 9.94%)
  • Narcolepsy (8 people, 4.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Paxil (26 people, 16.15%)
  • Wellbutrin (25 people, 15.53%)
  • Zoloft (23 people, 14.29%)
  • Effexor Xr (23 people, 14.29%)
  • Prozac (20 people, 12.42%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Aggression (54 people, 33.54%)
  • Depression (53 people, 32.92%)
  • Agitation (52 people, 32.30%)
  • Fatigue (48 people, 29.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (47 people, 29.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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