Ritalin and Cough - from FDA reports
Cough is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xyrem, and have Cataplexy. This review analyzes which people have Cough 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, 20, 2017
16,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 263 people (1.62%) have Cough
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Cough *:
- < 1 month: 15.79 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.79 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.79 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
- 2 - 5 years: 36.84 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 5.26 %
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 63.46 %
- male: 36.54 %
Age of people who have Cough when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 0.51 %
- 2-9: 8.67 %
- 10-19: 7.14 %
- 20-29: 5.61 %
- 30-39: 7.14 %
- 40-49: 24.49 %
- 50-59: 23.98 %
- 60+: 22.45 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Cataplexy (28 people, 10.65%)
- Pain (21 people, 7.98%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (19 people, 7.22%)
- Stress And Anxiety (14 people, 5.32%)
- Ill-Defined Disorder (8 people, 3.04%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xyrem (52 people, 19.77%)
- Prozac (40 people, 15.21%)
- Zoloft (33 people, 12.55%)
- Protonix (33 people, 12.55%)
- Oxycontin (32 people, 12.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (75 people, 28.52%)
- Fatigue (66 people, 25.10%)
- Fever (62 people, 23.57%)
- Weakness (57 people, 21.67%)
- Pain (49 people, 18.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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