Review: could Ritalin cause Frequent Or Urgent Urination?


Frequent or urgent urination is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 9,660 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Frequent or urgent urination. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent or urgent urination 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 12,382 users)

Frequent Or Urgent Urination

Frequent or urgent urination has been reported by people with weakness, dry mouth, itching, drowsiness, diarrhea (latest reports from 607 Frequent or urgent urination patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

9,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 3 people (0.03%) have Frequent Or Urgent Urination

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Frequent or urgent urination?

Time on Ritalin when people have Frequent Or Urgent Urination *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Or Urgent Urination when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Frequent Or Urgent Urination when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 100 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Frequent Or Urgent Urination when taking Ritalin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Frequent Or Urgent Urination **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Nerve Pain (1 person)
  • Neck Pain (1 person)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person)
  • Drugs To Keep At Home (1 person)
  • Depression (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (1 person)
  • Melatonin (1 person)
  • Lexapro (1 person)
  • Cymbalta (1 person)
  • Baclofen (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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