Ritalin and Low blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Insomnia. This review analyzes which people have Low blood sugar with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,196 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 20, 2017

16,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 51 people (0.31%) have Low blood sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Low blood sugar?

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 *:

  • Insomnia (6 people, 11.76%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 7.84%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 7.84%)
  • Hypersensitivity (4 people, 7.84%)
  • Drowsiness (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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