Parkinsons is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Paxil, and have Depression . We study 9,660 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 25 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 Ritalin 12,382 users)
Parkinsons has been reported by people with weight decreased, swallowing difficulty, pathological gambling, confusional state, fall (latest reports from 26,937 Parkinsons patients).
On Aug, 26, 2016
9,660 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 25 people (0.26%) have Parkinsons
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My son is on 7 mg of tegretol daily. We have just gone to the paediatrician for learning issues and where prescribed Ritalin . This drug is listed on the mims as not being able to be mixed. The doctor has said there will be no issue. Has anyone combined these 2 drugs in a similar situation?
Hi i am 21 year old male with attention problem. To help me study i take ritelin, though lately with every intake i am getting muscle pain around my legs, arms and sometimes chest area. Also my fingers and toes begin to get very cold and I have to hold them near a radiator or rub them to heat ...
I am a 20 years old medicine student with Narcolepsy without cataplexy and am fighting to find my way of living with it. Have only been diagnosed about 6 months ago! Nice to meet you all and good luck, i know you will make it :)
I am a 49 year-old female. I recently started taking Ritalin LA 20 mg. I also have a cerebrovascular disease called Moyamoya. And have noticed that I have shortness of breath. It starts with a tingling feeling in my mouth in my cheeks.
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