Ritalin and Platelet count decreased - from FDA reports


Summary

Platelet count decreased is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Ambien, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Platelet count decreased with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,710 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 23, 2017

15,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 188 people (1.2%) have Platelet Count Decreased


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Platelet count decreased?

Time on Ritalin when people have Platelet Count Decreased *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 75.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 12.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 42.47 %
  • male: 57.53 %

Age of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 5.19 %
  • 10-19: 25.32 %
  • 20-29: 6.49 %
  • 30-39: 5.19 %
  • 40-49: 12.34 %
  • 50-59: 16.88 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (16 people, 8.51%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 7.98%)
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma (10 people, 5.32%)
  • Psychotic Disorder (9 people, 4.79%)
  • Preventive Health Care (9 people, 4.79%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (34 people, 18.09%)
  • Oxycontin (33 people, 17.55%)
  • Zometa (32 people, 17.02%)
  • Compazine (32 people, 17.02%)
  • Neurontin (28 people, 14.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Haemoglobin Decreased (42 people, 22.34%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (40 people, 21.28%)
  • Insomnia (39 people, 20.74%)
  • Depression (38 people, 20.21%)
  • Weakness (35 people, 18.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Ritalin

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 18,184 users)

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