Ritalin and Cough - from FDA reports
Cough is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xyrem, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Cough with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,710 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On Apr, 22, 2017
15,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 252 people (1.6%) have Cough
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Cough *:
- < 1 month: 20 %
- 1 - 6 months: 5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 30 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5 %
- 2 - 5 years: 35 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 5 %
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 63.05 %
- male: 36.95 %
Age of people who have Cough when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 8.51 %
- 10-19: 7.45 %
- 20-29: 5.85 %
- 30-39: 6.91 %
- 40-49: 23.94 %
- 50-59: 24.47 %
- 60+: 22.87 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Narcolepsy (47 people, 18.65%)
- Depression (28 people, 11.11%)
- Cataplexy (26 people, 10.32%)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (26 people, 10.32%)
- Pain (19 people, 7.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (48 people, 19.05%)
- Prozac (40 people, 15.87%)
- Protonix (33 people, 13.10%)
- Zoloft (32 people, 12.70%)
- Oxycontin (30 people, 11.90%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (72 people, 28.57%)
- Fatigue (61 people, 24.21%)
- Fever (60 people, 23.81%)
- Weakness (55 people, 21.83%)
- Pain (49 people, 19.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Cough when taking Ritalin?
Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 18,200 users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 143,521 Cough patients).
Browse all side effects of Ritalina b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with CoughCough
Could your condition cause CoughCough
What would happen?
Can you answer these questions?
I'm 23 years and I have had vitiligo since I was 9 years old. I started taking Ritalin at the age of 19 when I was diagnosed with ADHD however I have not seen any aggravation during this time. It's remained in its place. I started smoking at 22 last year and just last week I noticed a new patch ...
My son is on 7 mg of tegretol daily. We have just gone to the paediatrician for learning issues and where prescribed Ritalin . This drug is listed on the mims as not being able to be mixed. The doctor has said there will be no issue. Has anyone combined these 2 drugs in a similar situation?
You may be interested in these reviews
Looking for people to communicate with that are experiencing episodic coughing spells after taking casodex. The cough is severe and makes me so fatigue and causes my back to hurt. What are others doing for their coughs?
I started Xeloda in March, Before it I had a cough from flu and another chemo. It almost subsided. Now I cough every day it affected talking. In the mornings I coughed violently, non-stop till vomiting. Take different cough remedies but it does not help.
I am new to the group. I have been taking Eliquis (5 mg. twice daily) since December 2016. About a month or two in I began developing a cough. There is no blood in my sputum, and I am not short of breath. There is no pain. The cough is especially heavy when I have post-nasal drip.
Yes hello my name is Heide B and my mother wad given new heart meds back in March of this year after a hospital visit due to a change in her breathing. Well, as it has been said there is about 70 to 80% blockage in two arteries in her heart muscle. Because of this, she has had to start new meds ...
Hello! I just got my gallbladder out last week and I've been having a hard time due to coughing. I've been taking all these meds and nothing seems to help, so I started doing some digging and found out about the coughing with this med! So the past 3 weeks I've had this awful dry ...