Ritalin and Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports
Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Percocet, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Fibromyalgia with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 13,600 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 14, 2017
13,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 77 people (0.57%) have Fibromyalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Fibromyalgia *:
- < 1 month: 50 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 50 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 72.73 %
- male: 27.27 %
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 1.79 %
- 10-19: 1.79 %
- 20-29: 8.93 %
- 30-39: 1.79 %
- 40-49: 39.29 %
- 50-59: 33.93 %
- 60+: 12.5 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (23 people, 29.87%)
- Osteoporosis (14 people, 18.18%)
- Narcolepsy (12 people, 15.58%)
- Multiple Myeloma (8 people, 10.39%)
- Depression (8 people, 10.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Percocet (33 people, 42.86%)
- Zoloft (32 people, 41.56%)
- Klonopin (25 people, 32.47%)
- Buspar (25 people, 32.47%)
- Celebrex (24 people, 31.17%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (43 people, 55.84%)
- Back Pain (43 people, 55.84%)
- Pain (41 people, 53.25%)
- Joint Pain (34 people, 44.16%)
- Weakness (33 people, 42.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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