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Review: could Ritalin cause Rapid heart beat (Heart Rate Increased)?

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 9,715 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 147 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 attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from 11,226 Ritalin users)

Rapid heart beat

Rapid heart beat has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma. (latest reports from 39,719 Rapid heart beat patients)

On Apr, 1, 2015: 9,715 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 147 people (1.51%) have Rapid Heart Beat.

Trend of Rapid heart beat in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Rapid heart beat * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rapid heart beat68.42%15.79%5.26%5.26%5.26%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Ritalin * :

FemaleMale
Rapid heart beat46.34%53.66%

Age of people who have Rapid heart beat when taking Ritalin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rapid heart beat0.63%12.58%31.45%14.47%13.21%11.95%4.40%11.32%

Severity of Rapid heart beat when taking Ritalin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rapid heart beat16.67%66.67%16.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Rapid heart beat ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (74 people, 50.34%)
  2. Depression (23 people, 15.65%)
  3. Anxiety (19 people, 12.93%)
  4. Contraception (10 people, 6.80%)
  5. Sleep disorder (10 people, 6.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Strattera (34 people, 23.13%)
  2. Ritalin la (26 people, 17.69%)
  3. Xanax (17 people, 11.56%)
  4. Concerta (14 people, 9.52%)
  5. Wellbutrin (13 people, 8.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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