Ritalin and Low blood sugar - from FDA reports
Low blood sugar is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Low blood sugar with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,710 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 03, 2017
15,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 51 people (0.32%) have Low Blood Sugar
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Low Blood Sugar *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 100 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 44.9 %
- male: 55.1 %
Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 9.68 %
- 10-19: 6.45 %
- 20-29: 3.23 %
- 30-39: 32.26 %
- 40-49: 32.26 %
- 50-59: 12.9 %
- 60+: 3.23 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Depression (9 people, 17.65%)
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (9 people, 17.65%)
- Insomnia (6 people, 11.76%)
- Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 7.84%)
- Nausea (4 people, 7.84%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Neurontin (12 people, 23.53%)
- Synthroid (11 people, 21.57%)
- Xanax (9 people, 17.65%)
- Lipitor (9 people, 17.65%)
- Zyprexa (7 people, 13.73%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (10 people, 19.61%)
- Weight Decreased (9 people, 17.65%)
- Fatigue (9 people, 17.65%)
- Convulsion (9 people, 17.65%)
- Consciousness - Decreased (8 people, 15.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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