Gynecomastia is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 9,820 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Gynecomastia. Find out below who they are, when they have Gynecomastia 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)
Gynecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast) has been reported by people with drowsiness, acne, breast lump (latest reports from 76 Gynecomastia patients).
On Aug, 30, 2016
9,820 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Gynecomastia
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Also my son had taken risperdal. I don't remember but he does remember also my daughter remembers. I have have been trying to get his medical records.. He is a adult (22) and in jail because of all these issues. I want everyone who isn't cooperating to see the records..And I also would like to attain his school records also. Almost everything in his life has pertained to this issue.. its time to stand up and be heard.
hi im Karen my 14 has manboobs hee was on Ritalin sice he was 5 till he was 11 was very tiny even on pedature. he started having ticks off medicine I took him off when he was in 7th grade. Once I took him off medicine he gained excessive weight and started growing breast he is currently 80 90 lbs overweighthe doesn't even eat that much. He has hard time having energy and losing the weightoff he getting ready to enter high scool is there any lawsuits on Ritalin to help him get this obesity diabetes and manboobs taken care of any lawyers who will help on a contingency?
My son is on 7 mg of tegretol daily. We have just gone to the paediatrician for learning issues and where prescribed Ritalin . This drug is listed on the mims as not being able to be mixed. The doctor has said there will be no issue. Has anyone combined these 2 drugs in a similar situation?
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 ...
breast are seemng to swell and am concerned about this. been on concerta for 1 year and is only a 7 year old ADHD W/HYPERATCTICITY, ODD, OCD, IMPULSE DISORDERS AND MIGRAINES ALONG WITH LOOSING VISION IN RIGHT EYE I AM CONCERNED THAT THESE ARE SIDE EFFECTS
Also my son had taken risperdal. I don't remember but he does remember also my daughter remembers. I have have been trying to get his medical records.. He is a adult (22) and in jail because of all these issues. I want everyone who isn't cooperating to see the records..And I also would ...
I am a 20 years old medicine student with Narcolepsy without cataplexy and am fighting to find my way of living with it. Have only been diagnosed about 6 months ago! Nice to meet you all and good luck, i know you will make it :)
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.
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