Ritalin and Rapid heart beat - from FDA reports
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. This review analyzes which people have Rapid heart beat with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 15,710 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 09, 2017
15,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 207 people (1.32%) have Rapid Heart Beat
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Ritalin when people have Rapid Heart Beat *:
- < 1 month: 69.23 %
- 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Ritalin *:
- female: 47.52 %
- male: 52.48 %
Age of people who have Rapid Heart Beat when taking Ritalin *:
- 0-1: 0.64 %
- 2-9: 12.82 %
- 10-19: 27.56 %
- 20-29: 10.9 %
- 30-39: 13.46 %
- 40-49: 16.67 %
- 50-59: 7.05 %
- 60+: 10.9 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (63 people, 30.43%)
- Narcolepsy (19 people, 9.18%)
- Depression (17 people, 8.21%)
- Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 5.31%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (11 people, 5.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Strattera (26 people, 12.56%)
- Xyrem (19 people, 9.18%)
- Xanax (18 people, 8.70%)
- Concerta (15 people, 7.25%)
- Wellbutrin (11 people, 5.31%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (56 people, 27.05%)
- Nausea (33 people, 15.94%)
- Headache (32 people, 15.46%)
- Chest Pain (32 people, 15.46%)
- Dizziness (31 people, 14.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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