Ritalin and Bipolar disorder - from FDA reports
Bipolar disorder is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Seroquel, and have Sleep disorder. This review analyzes which people have Bipolar disorder with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,196 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 22, 2017
16,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 137 people (0.85%) have Bipolar disorder
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Bipolar disorder *:
- < 1 month: 9.52 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.52 %
- 10+ years: 61.9 %
Gender of people who have Bipolar disorder when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 44.44 %
- male: 55.56 %
Age of people who have Bipolar disorder when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 6.41 %
- 10-19: 23.08 %
- 20-29: 11.54 %
- 30-39: 7.69 %
- 40-49: 25.64 %
- 50-59: 25.64 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Sleep Disorder (11 people, 8.03%)
- Pain (10 people, 7.30%)
- Stress And Anxiety (9 people, 6.57%)
- Fibromyalgia (6 people, 4.38%)
- Panic Disorder (5 people, 3.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (27 people, 19.71%)
- Prozac (22 people, 16.06%)
- Zoloft (15 people, 10.95%)
- Wellbutrin (15 people, 10.95%)
- Ambien (12 people, 8.76%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Feeling Abnormal (35 people, 25.55%)
- Stress And Anxiety (29 people, 21.17%)
- Learning Disability (24 people, 17.52%)
- Disability (23 people, 16.79%)
- Mental Disorder (22 people, 16.06%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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