Review: could Ritalin cause Crohn's disease?
Summary: Crohn's disease could be caused by Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Accutane, and have Acne.
We study 9,643 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.
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Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,124 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) (latest reports from 156,434 patients) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 9,513 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 52 people (0.55%) have Crohn's Disease. They amount to 0.03% of all the 156,528 people who have Crohn's Disease on eHealthMe.
Time on Ritalin when people have Crohn's disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Crohn's disease||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Ritalin * :
|Crohn's disease||45.76%||54.24% |
Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Ritalin * :
|Crohn's disease||0.00%||0.00%||73.58%||5.66%||1.89%||3.77%||1.89%||13.21% |
Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Ritalin ** :
How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Acne (35 people, 67.31%)
- Depression (14 people, 26.92%)
- Metastases to bone (6 people, 11.54%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (3 people, 5.77%)
- Anxiety (1 people, 1.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Accutane (41 people, 78.85%)
- Adderall 10 (22 people, 42.31%)
- Prozac (16 people, 30.77%)
- Dexedrine (15 people, 28.85%)
- Dextrostat (15 people, 28.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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