Review: could Ritalin cause Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)?


Summary

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 11,856 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 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

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 14,979 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 pain, gallstones, abdominal pain, emotional distress, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 4,330 Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

11,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)?

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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 *:

  • Pain (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Narcolepsy (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Constipation (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder (1 person, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Venlafaxine Hcl (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Trazodone Hydrochloride. (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Effexor (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Docusate Sod (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Albuterol. (1 person, 50.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Sinusitis (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Seasonal Allergy (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 50.00%)
  • Lyme Disease (1 person, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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