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Review: could Ritalin cause Chemotherapy?

Summary: Chemotherapy could be caused by Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Wellbutrin, and have Depression.

We study 9,643 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Chemotherapy. Find out below who they are, when they have Chemotherapy and more.

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Ritalin

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,124 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy (latest reports from 10,056 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, menopause, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, menopausal symptoms.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 9,513 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 3 people (0.03%) have Chemotherapy. They amount to 0.03% of all the 10,048 people who have Chemotherapy on eHealthMe.

Trend of Chemotherapy in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Chemotherapy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chemotherapy0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Chemotherapy when taking Ritalin * :

FemaleMale
Chemotherapy33.33%66.67%

Age of people who have Chemotherapy when taking Ritalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chemotherapy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%

Severity of Chemotherapy when taking Ritalin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Chemotherapy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (3 people, 100.00%)
  2. Hormone replacement therapy (3 people, 100.00%)
  3. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (3 people, 100.00%)
  4. Menstrual disorder (2 people, 66.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin (3 people, 100.00%)
  2. Effexor (3 people, 100.00%)
  3. Zoloft (3 people, 100.00%)
  4. Serzone (3 people, 100.00%)
  5. Estraderm (3 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is often used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Find out below the conditions Ritalin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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