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Review: could Ritalin cause Frequent or urgent urination?

Summary: Frequent or urgent urination could be caused by Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lexapro, and have Anxiety.

We study 9,643 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 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

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,124 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Frequent or urgent urination

Frequent or urgent urination (latest reports from 1,525 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 17, 2014: 9,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Frequent Or Urgent Urination. They amount to 0.13% of all the 1,524 people who have Frequent Or Urgent Urination on eHealthMe.

Trend of Frequent or urgent urination in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Frequent or urgent urination * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent or urgent urination50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Frequent or urgent urination when taking Ritalin * :

FemaleMale
Frequent or urgent urination100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Frequent or urgent urination when taking Ritalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent or urgent urination0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Frequent or urgent urination when taking Ritalin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent or urgent urination0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Frequent or urgent urination ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Frequent or urgent urination100.00%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Anxiety (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Add (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Nerve pain (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Drugs to keep at home (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Muscle spasms (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lexapro (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Neurontin (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Vicodin (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Baclofen (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Kadian (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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