Review: could Ritalin cause Parkinsons (Parkinson's Disease)?
Summary: Parkinsons is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take medication Paxil, and have Depression.
We study 9,705 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Parkinsons. Find out below who they are, when they have Parkinsons 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 11,216 Ritalin users)
Parkinsons has been reported by people with parkinson's disease, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 24,112 Parkinsons patients)
On Feb, 26, 2015: 9,705 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 22 people (0.23%) 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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