Ritalin and Ocd - from FDA reports
Ocd is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 2-9 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zoloft, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Ocd 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, 14, 2017
15,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 79 people (0.5%) have Ocd
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Ocd *:
- < 1 month: 41.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Ocd when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 33.77 %
- male: 66.23 %
Age of people who have Ocd when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 20 %
- 2-9: 22 %
- 10-19: 14 %
- 20-29: 8 %
- 30-39: 6 %
- 40-49: 8 %
- 50-59: 4 %
- 60+: 18 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (31 people, 39.24%)
- Depression (9 people, 11.39%)
- Pain (6 people, 7.59%)
- Narcolepsy (5 people, 6.33%)
- Drowsiness (5 people, 6.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zoloft (16 people, 20.25%)
- Wellbutrin (15 people, 18.99%)
- Protonix (11 people, 13.92%)
- Oxycontin (10 people, 12.66%)
- Miacalcin (9 people, 11.39%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (31 people, 39.24%)
- Depression (30 people, 37.97%)
- Aggression (21 people, 26.58%)
- Suicidal Ideation (19 people, 24.05%)
- Abnormal Behavior (16 people, 20.25%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Ocd when taking Ritalin?
Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 18,200 users)
Ocd (obsessive-compulsive disorder) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, restless leg syndrome, obsessive-compulsive disorder, pain (latest reports from 12,225 Ocd patients).
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