Ritalin and Crohn's disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Crohn's disease is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Accutane, and have Acne. This review analyzes which people have Crohn's disease 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 May, 10, 2017

15,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 67 people (0.43%) have Crohn's Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Crohn's disease?

Time on Ritalin when people have Crohn's Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 66.67 %

Gender of people who have Crohn's Disease when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 39.39 %
  • male: 60.61 %

Age of people who have Crohn's Disease when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 60.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.27 %
  • 30-39: 7.27 %
  • 40-49: 7.27 %
  • 50-59: 5.45 %
  • 60+: 12.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acne (37 people, 55.22%)
  • Metastases To Bone (7 people, 10.45%)
  • Depression (7 people, 10.45%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (7 people, 10.45%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 4.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Accutane (42 people, 62.69%)
  • Adderall 10 (16 people, 23.88%)
  • Dextrostat (15 people, 22.39%)
  • Dexedrine (15 people, 22.39%)
  • Prozac (10 people, 14.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (42 people, 62.69%)
  • Intestinal Haemorrhage (33 people, 49.25%)
  • Gastrointestinal Disorder (31 people, 46.27%)
  • Rectal Haemorrhage (29 people, 43.28%)
  • Depression (28 people, 41.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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