Dementia is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Norvasc, and have Hypercalcaemia of malignancy . We study 9,855 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Dementia. Find out below who they are, when they have Dementia and more.
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Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 11,164 users)
Dementia (madness) has been reported by people with death, jamais vu, weakness, drowsiness, fatigue (latest reports from 11,408 Dementia patients).
On Jul, 20, 2016
9,855 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 26 people (0.26%) have Dementia
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I am a 49 year-old female. I recently started taking Ritalin LA 20 mg. I also have a cerebrovascular disease called Moyamoya. And have noticed that I have shortness of breath. It starts with a tingling feeling in my mouth in my cheeks.
Hi i am 21 year old male with attention problem. To help me study i take ritelin, though lately with every intake i am getting muscle pain around my legs, arms and sometimes chest area. Also my fingers and toes begin to get very cold and I have to hold them near a radiator or rub them to heat ...
My husband's Lewy Body dementia is still at the mild stage. Right now the fatigue, disorientation, hallucinations are manageable. He would like to do something about the swollen ankles but find it imposibl to put on compression stockings. We are looking for alternatives.
My name is Sherry also known as NaMa. I have LBD recognized about 4 years ago. Also have Fibro and am in the middle of a severe flare that started week and half ago. I'm so miserable and don't know what to do. Can't get to VA hospital due to my caregiver (daughter) being to busy and is into ...
I have been taking Eligard for 1year and they want me to take another shot today. I've been suffering from short term memory loss and its elevating seems like daily. I've never been so confused in my whole life. My muscles hurt and I'm sweating profusely almost daily. Is it so important ...
My dad had 4 doses of oxycodone for back pain, hes 86, after the 4th dose he went into a state of delirium for 2 weeks and hospitalized. He is now in and out of dementia and not the same person he was before the drug. I was wondering if anyone has experienced anything like this.
My mother is in mid stage dementia and was just diagnosed with lympnhodema in both or her legs. She lives in a assisted living facility, but I'm concerned about how she will be able to care for this condition with her memory loss
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