Ritalin and Cough - from FDA reports


Summary

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.

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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:

Could Ritalin cause Cough?

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.

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Ritalin

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