Could Ritalin cause Cough - from FDA reports
Cough is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prozac, and have Depression . We study 13,600 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA. Among them, 220 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.
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Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 15,993 users)
Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, multiple sclerosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (latest reports from 133,638 Cough patients).
On Jan, 13, 2017
13,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 220 people (1.62%) have Cough
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Cough *:
- < 1 month: 25.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.25 %
- 6 - 12 months: 25.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 43.75 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Cough when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 61.93 %
- male: 38.07 %
Age of people who have Cough when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 8.72 %
- 10-19: 7.56 %
- 20-29: 6.4 %
- 30-39: 5.23 %
- 40-49: 23.26 %
- 50-59: 24.42 %
- 60+: 24.42 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (27 people, 12.27%)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (25 people, 11.36%)
- Narcolepsy (20 people, 9.09%)
- Pain (17 people, 7.73%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (17 people, 7.73%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prozac (39 people, 17.73%)
- Oxycontin (29 people, 13.18%)
- Zoloft (28 people, 12.73%)
- Protonix (28 people, 12.73%)
- Zofran (23 people, 10.45%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Breathing Difficulty (65 people, 29.55%)
- Fatigue (58 people, 26.36%)
- Fever (55 people, 25.00%)
- Weakness (53 people, 24.09%)
- Pain (46 people, 20.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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