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 Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Platelet count decreased with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,196 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 21, 2017
16,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 189 people (1.17%) 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: 42.78 %
- male: 57.22 %
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 *:
- Multiple Myeloma (15 people, 7.94%)
- Renal Cell Carcinoma (10 people, 5.29%)
- Psychotic Disorder (9 people, 4.76%)
- Preventive Health Care (9 people, 4.76%)
- Pneumonia (9 people, 4.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Ambien (34 people, 17.99%)
- Oxycontin (33 people, 17.46%)
- Zometa (32 people, 16.93%)
- Compazine (32 people, 16.93%)
- Neurontin (28 people, 14.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Haemoglobin Decreased (42 people, 22.22%)
- Stress And Anxiety (40 people, 21.16%)
- Insomnia (39 people, 20.63%)
- Weakness (35 people, 18.52%)
- Breathing Difficulty (34 people, 17.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 18,720 users)
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Questions to the study
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User reviews to the study
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