Review: could Ritalin cause Frequent or urgent urination?
Summary: Frequent or urgent urination is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin.
We study 9,709 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 has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in narcolepsy. (latest outcomes from 11,219 Ritalin users)
Frequent or urgent urination
Frequent or urgent urination has been reported by people with high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, pain, gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest reports from 728 Frequent or urgent urination patients)
On Mar, 1, 2015: 9,709 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Frequent Or Urgent Urination.
Time on Ritalin when people have Frequent or urgent urination * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent or urgent urination||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Frequent or urgent urination when taking Ritalin * :
|Frequent or urgent urination||100.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Frequent or urgent urination when taking Ritalin * :
|Frequent or urgent urination||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Frequent or urgent urination when taking Ritalin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent or urgent urination||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Frequent or urgent urination ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Frequent or urgent urination||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Anxiety (1 people, 50.00%)
- Add (1 people, 50.00%)
- Nerve pain (1 people, 50.00%)
- Drugs to keep at home (1 people, 50.00%)
- Muscle spasms (1 people, 50.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lexapro (1 people, 50.00%)
- Neurontin (1 people, 50.00%)
- Vicodin (1 people, 50.00%)
- Baclofen (1 people, 50.00%)
- Kadian (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I had a period of dementia that lasted for the better part of a day. I was brought to the hospital because they thought I was having a stroke. I have no memory of the event until I was in the hospital. I had been prescribed Ritalin because I have become unable to concentrate as well as I once could. That started about ten years ago and it was also had a very sudden onset, after a case of the flu.
A Psychiatrist prescribed a dosage of Methylphenidate to be taken twice a day. I had a really hectic day ahead and thought that if I took both of them at once, it would help me get through the ordeal. I am under a lot of stress and thought it may help me cope. I have since thrown them out because the condition started about an hour after I took them according to family members. I don't remember the dosage, but I think it was a lower dosage because I had just started taking them on an "as needed basis." The doctor knew that I was going to use them for that purpose. I used them twice before (at the correct dosage) when I had to concentrate on paperwork, etc. They caused irregular heartbeat and a little bit of anxiety, but they did help me concentrate. The hospital tests ruled out a stroke or TIA. My thyroid level was off and the doctor at the hospital told me to stop the thyroid medication (Armour Thyroid) until I could see my family doctor and be retested. This all happened about five days ago. I'm back to what I consider normal now. Could that episode have been caused by the Ritalin?
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I seeing A new doctor about 5 years ago. The drug I had been using before was from an animal source. New doctor prescribes Levothyroxine and I began taking it as prescribed and gradually the frequency and volume of urine increased until I would get up from sleep in the middle of my sleep cycle to urinate until once I urinated a large volume and returned to bed, the urge was still urgent and I urinated again, same large volume and urgency. When I asked my doctor if I could go back to my original normal thyroid medicine, and he seemed very offended, citing his fourteen years spent in school to become a doctor and he would not change it because of some "2 lines on the internet" My daughter knew about my misery,researched and found a site that stated continued people who use Levothyroxine will cause overactive bladder. I have gone to the site but cannot find a concise statement there. Otherwise, I like this doctor. I was shocked and dumbstruck. I went to a very thorough urologist. e was patient and told me that it worked for most people but he had a few patients that it did not help. He is affiliated with the same practice as my primary care physician. I would like some "official" statement that will convince him that this is true. Otherwise, it will be necessary for me to find another doctor who does believe his/her patient.
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