Review: could Ritalin cause Platelet count decreased?
Summary: Platelet count decreased could be caused by Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Oxycodone hcl, and have Depression.
We study 9,643 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 53 have Platelet count decreased. Find out below who they are, when they have Platelet count decreased and more.
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Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,124 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Platelet count decreased
Platelet count decreased (latest reports from 248,257 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, hepatitis c, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.
On Apr, 16, 2014: 9,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 53 people (0.55%) have Platelet Count Decreased. They amount to 0.02% of all the 238,002 people who have Platelet Count Decreased on eHealthMe.
Time on Ritalin when people have Platelet count decreased * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Platelet count decreased||25.00%||62.50%||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Ritalin * :
|Platelet count decreased||44.07%||55.93% |
Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Ritalin * :
|Platelet count decreased||0.00%||5.88%||27.45%||1.96%||0.00%||9.80%||23.53%||31.37% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (7 people, 13.21%)
- Multiple myeloma (6 people, 11.32%)
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (6 people, 11.32%)
- Depressive symptom (4 people, 7.55%)
- Psychomotor hyperactivity (4 people, 7.55%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycodone hcl (7 people, 13.21%)
- Tenormin (7 people, 13.21%)
- Neurontin (6 people, 11.32%)
- Carboplatin (5 people, 9.43%)
- Velcade (5 people, 9.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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