Depression is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Prozac, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder . We study 9,855 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 746 have Depression. Find out below who they are, when they have Depression 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 11,167 users)
Depression has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, drug ineffective, drug exposure during pregnancy, insomnia, fatigue (latest reports from 245,188 Depression patients).
On Jul, 21, 2016
9,855 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 746 people (7.57%) have Depression
* 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.
Hello, I started taking humira for Crohns disease 6 months ago. I am 37 years old. I started, among other symptoms noticing a sadness creep in without a reason to be sad about 3 months ago. I am now in a severe depression and want to stop taking humira as I honestly think it is the cause. The medical profession do not agree that depression is a side effect of humira. I would like your thoughts or suggestions please. Thank you
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 ...
Hello, I started taking humira for Crohns disease 6 months ago. I am 37 years old. I started, among other symptoms noticing a sadness creep in without a reason to be sad about 3 months ago. I am now in a severe depression and want to stop taking humira as I honestly think it is the cause. The ...
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