Ritalin and Platelet count decreased - from FDA reports
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 . We study 13,600 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA. Among them, 184 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased 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 16,011 users)
Platelet Count Decreased
Platelet count decreased has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, preventive health care, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 135,177 Platelet count decreased patients).
On Jan, 21, 2017
13,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 184 people (1.35%) have Platelet Count Decreased
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Platelet Count Decreased *:
- < 1 month: 12.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 62.5 %
- 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: 42.31 %
- male: 57.69 %
Age of people who have Platelet Count Decreased when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 5.26 %
- 10-19: 25.66 %
- 20-29: 6.58 %
- 30-39: 5.26 %
- 40-49: 11.84 %
- 50-59: 17.11 %
- 60+: 28.29 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (16 people, 8.70%)
- Multiple Myeloma (14 people, 7.61%)
- Renal Cell Carcinoma (10 people, 5.43%)
- Psychotic Disorder (9 people, 4.89%)
- Pneumonia (9 people, 4.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Oxycontin (33 people, 17.93%)
- Ambien (33 people, 17.93%)
- Zometa (32 people, 17.39%)
- Compazine (31 people, 16.85%)
- Neurontin (28 people, 15.22%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Haemoglobin Decreased (42 people, 22.83%)
- Stress And Anxiety (40 people, 21.74%)
- Insomnia (39 people, 21.20%)
- Depression (38 people, 20.65%)
- Weakness (34 people, 18.48%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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