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Review: could Ritalin cause Chest tightness or pressure (Chest pain)?

Summary: Chest tightness or pressure is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

We study 9,715 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 412 have Chest tightness or pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest tightness or pressure 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 11,224 Ritalin users)

Chest tightness or pressure

Chest tightness or pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,773 Chest tightness or pressure patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 9,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 412 people (4.24%) have Chest Tightness Or Pressure.

Trend of Chest tightness or pressure in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Chest tightness or pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest tightness or pressure26.83%31.71%7.32%14.63%17.07%0.00%2.44%

Gender of people who have Chest tightness or pressure when taking Ritalin * :

FemaleMale
Chest tightness or pressure53.25%46.75%

Age of people who have Chest tightness or pressure when taking Ritalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Chest tightness or pressure0.00%7.89%13.46%7.66%15.08%16.24%21.81%17.87%

Severity of Chest tightness or pressure when taking Ritalin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest tightness or pressure8.33%58.33%25.00%8.33%

How people recovered from Chest tightness or pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest tightness or pressure20.00%0.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (72 people, 17.48%)
  2. Pain (49 people, 11.89%)
  3. Depression (40 people, 9.71%)
  4. Anxiety (35 people, 8.50%)
  5. Metastases to bone (33 people, 8.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ambien (89 people, 21.60%)
  2. Zometa (81 people, 19.66%)
  3. Zoloft (70 people, 16.99%)
  4. Aredia (70 people, 16.99%)
  5. Ativan (68 people, 16.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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