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Review: could Ritalin cause Low blood sugar (Hypoglycemia)?

Summary: Low blood sugar is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, also take medication Neurontin, and have Depression.

We study 9,715 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar 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 11,224 Ritalin users)

Low blood sugar

Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus. (latest reports from 20,733 Low blood sugar patients)

On Mar, 28, 2015: 9,709 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 30 people (0.31%) have Low Blood Sugar.

Trend of Low blood sugar in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Low blood sugar * :

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Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Ritalin * :

FemaleMale
Low blood sugar48.48%51.52%

Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Ritalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Low blood sugar0.00%10.00%5.00%5.00%45.00%15.00%15.00%5.00%

Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Ritalin ** :

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How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (9 people, 30.00%)
  2. Insomnia (7 people, 23.33%)
  3. Nausea (6 people, 20.00%)
  4. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (6 people, 20.00%)
  5. Anxiety (5 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (12 people, 40.00%)
  2. Lipitor (10 people, 33.33%)
  3. Synthroid (10 people, 33.33%)
  4. Xanax (9 people, 30.00%)
  5. Ambien (8 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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