Who have Gynecomastia with Ritalin?


Summary

Gynecomastia is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 12,651 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

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 15,967 users)

Gynecomastia

Gynecomastia (enlargement of the gland tissue of the male breast) has been reported by people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, high blood cholesterol, depression, enlarged prostate, high blood pressure (latest reports from 79 Gynecomastia patients).

On Dec, 03, 2016

12,651 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Gynecomastia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Gynecomastia?

Time on Ritalin when people have Gynecomastia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gynecomastia when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Gynecomastia 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 of Gynecomastia **:

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

How people recovered from Gynecomastia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Ritalin, learn more )

N/A.

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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