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


Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 12,643 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 15,957 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, migraine (latest reports from 4,442 Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

12,643 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%)
  • Somnolence (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Pain (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (4 people, 80.00%)
  • Nuvigil (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Metformin Hcl (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Spironolactone. (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Loratadine. (1 person, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Sinusitis (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Seasonal Allergy (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Nausea (1 person, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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