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Review: could Ritalin cause Platelet count decreased?

We study 9,662 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

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,152 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 242,291 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, schizophrenia.

On Jul, 22, 2014: 9,658 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 235,143 people who have Platelet Count Decreased on eHealthMe.

Trend of Platelet count decreased in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Platelet count decreased * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Platelet count decreased25.00%62.50%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Ritalin * :

FemaleMale
Platelet count decreased44.07%55.93%

Age of people who have Platelet count decreased when taking Ritalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Platelet count decreased0.00%5.88%27.45%1.96%0.00%9.80%23.53%31.37%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Depression (7 people, 13.21%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (6 people, 11.32%)
  3. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (6 people, 11.32%)
  4. Depressive symptom (4 people, 7.55%)
  5. Psychomotor hyperactivity (4 people, 7.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycodone hcl (7 people, 13.21%)
  2. Tenormin (7 people, 13.21%)
  3. Neurontin (6 people, 11.32%)
  4. Carboplatin (5 people, 9.43%)
  5. Velcade (5 people, 9.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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