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Review: could Ritalin cause Pain - muscles?

Summary: Pain - muscles could be caused by Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lipitor, and have Depression.

We study 9,643 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 130 have Pain - muscles. Find out below who they are, when they have Pain - muscles and more.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 9,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 130 people (1.35%) have Pain - Muscles. They amount to 0.03% of all the 500,471 people who have Pain - Muscles on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pain - muscles in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Pain - muscles * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pain - muscles33.33%16.67%16.67%25.00%8.33%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pain - muscles when taking Ritalin * :

FemaleMale
Pain - muscles58.57%41.43%

Age of people who have Pain - muscles when taking Ritalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pain - muscles0.00%0.88%4.39%17.54%7.02%18.42%42.11%9.65%

Severity of Pain - muscles when taking Ritalin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pain - muscles0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pain - muscles ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pain - muscles0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (19 people, 14.62%)
  2. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (19 people, 14.62%)
  3. Pain (17 people, 13.08%)
  4. Anxiety (17 people, 13.08%)
  5. Migraine (16 people, 12.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lipitor (35 people, 26.92%)
  2. Buspar (33 people, 25.38%)
  3. Prilosec (31 people, 23.85%)
  4. Prozac (30 people, 23.08%)
  5. Wellbutrin (23 people, 17.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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