Could Ritalin cause 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 Wellbutrin, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 13,600 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA. Among them, 75 have Ocd. Find out below who they are, when they have Ocd and more.
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Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 15,993 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 11,702 Ocd patients).
On Jan, 06, 2017
13,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 75 people (0.55%) have Ocd
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Ocd *:
- < 1 month: 36.36 %
- 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
- 2 - 5 years: 27.27 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Ocd when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 32.88 %
- male: 67.12 %
Age of people who have Ocd when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 20.41 %
- 2-9: 22.45 %
- 10-19: 14.29 %
- 20-29: 8.16 %
- 30-39: 6.12 %
- 40-49: 6.12 %
- 50-59: 4.08 %
- 60+: 18.37 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (31 people, 41.33%)
- Depression (8 people, 10.67%)
- Pain (6 people, 8.00%)
- Drowsiness (5 people, 6.67%)
- Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 5.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zoloft (15 people, 20.00%)
- Wellbutrin (15 people, 20.00%)
- Protonix (10 people, 13.33%)
- Oxycontin (9 people, 12.00%)
- Miacalcin (9 people, 12.00%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (29 people, 38.67%)
- Depression (29 people, 38.67%)
- Aggression (21 people, 28.00%)
- Suicidal Ideation (17 people, 22.67%)
- Head Injury (16 people, 21.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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