Review: could Ritalin cause Parkinsons?
This is a review of Parkinsons (Parkinson's Disease) by studying 9,490 people who take Ritalin. We analyze: the time on Ritalin when people have Parkinsons, gender and age of these people, the severity of Parkinsons, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Ritalin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,097 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, depression. Commonly reported side effects of Ritalin include depression, fatigue, depression aggravated, fatigue aggravated, nausea.
Parkinsons (latest reports from 59,583 patients) has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 9,201 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 22 people (0.24%) have Parkinsons.
Time on Ritalin when people have Parkinsons * :
Gender of people who have Parkinsons when taking Ritalin * :
Age of people who have Parkinsons when taking Ritalin * :
Severity of Parkinsons when taking Ritalin ** :
How people recovered from Parkinsons ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (7 people, 31.82%)
- Insomnia (6 people, 27.27%)
- Schizoaffective disorder (5 people, 22.73%)
- Anxiety (3 people, 13.64%)
- Prostatomegaly (1 people, 4.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paxil (6 people, 27.27%)
- Promethazine hcl (6 people, 27.27%)
- Wellbutrin (6 people, 27.27%)
- Seroquel (6 people, 27.27%)
- Remeron (5 people, 22.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Have recently discovered she has Rathke's cleft cyst - quite big (big grape/small plum size). also has underdeveloped left jugular vein and overdeveloped right one with a bulb. Been off Ritalin & concerta for 3.5 yrs now and still has the migraines although with diet and other measures the severity and duration have reduced (but not frequency)
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