Ritalin and Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) - from FDA reports


Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 13,600 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). Find out below who they are, when they have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) 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)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing) has been reported by people with birth control, depression, polycystic ovary disease, acne, epilepsy (latest reports from 4,493 Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

13,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 5 people (0.04%) have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)?

Age of people who have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 100 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Narcolepsy (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Cataplexy (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Pain (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Constipation (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Nuvigil (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Miralax (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Glucophage (1 person, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Sinusitis (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Drowsiness (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Breakthrough Pain (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Application Site Erythema (1 person, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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