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Review: could Ritalin cause Dementia?

We study 9,671 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.

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Ritalin

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,162 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Dementia

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 46,566 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Aug, 17, 2014: 9,667 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 30 people (0.31%) have Dementia. They amount to 0.06% of all the 47,003 people who have Dementia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dementia in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Dementia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dementia33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Dementia when taking Ritalin * :

FemaleMale
Dementia84.38%15.62%

Age of people who have Dementia when taking Ritalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dementia0.00%0.00%8.33%0.00%0.00%4.17%0.00%87.50%

Severity of Dementia when taking Ritalin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Dementia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (12 people, 40.00%)
  2. Depression (3 people, 10.00%)
  3. Hepatitis c (3 people, 10.00%)
  4. Narcolepsy (2 people, 6.67%)
  5. Hyperthyroidism (2 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Norvasc (14 people, 46.67%)
  2. Ativan (13 people, 43.33%)
  3. Simvastatin (13 people, 43.33%)
  4. Hydrochlorothiazide (13 people, 43.33%)
  5. Lovastatin (13 people, 43.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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