Ritalin and Rapid heart beat - from FDA reports


Summary

Rapid heart beat is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Strattera, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder . We study 13,600 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA. Among them, 199 have Rapid heart beat. Find out below who they are, when they have Rapid heart beat and more.

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Ritalin

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 16,007 users)

Rapid Heart Beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, depression, asthma (latest reports from 58,292 Rapid heart beat patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

13,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 199 people (1.46%) have Rapid Heart Beat


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Rapid heart beat?

Time on Ritalin when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:

  • < 1 month: 58.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 47.42 %
  • male: 52.58 %

Age of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.67 %
  • 2-9: 13.33 %
  • 10-19: 28.67 %
  • 20-29: 10.67 %
  • 30-39: 12.67 %
  • 40-49: 16.0 %
  • 50-59: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 11.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (63 people, 31.66%)
  • Depression (17 people, 8.54%)
  • Narcolepsy (15 people, 7.54%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 5.53%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (10 people, 5.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Strattera (26 people, 13.07%)
  • Xanax (17 people, 8.54%)
  • Xyrem (15 people, 7.54%)
  • Concerta (15 people, 7.54%)
  • Wellbutrin (11 people, 5.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (54 people, 27.14%)
  • Nausea (31 people, 15.58%)
  • Headache (31 people, 15.58%)
  • Dizziness (31 people, 15.58%)
  • Chest Pain (31 people, 15.58%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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