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 Cataplexy. This review analyzes which people have Rapid heart beat with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,196 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 25, 2017

16,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 213 people (1.32%) 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: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 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: 47.6 %
  • male: 52.4 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.62 %
  • 2-9: 12.42 %
  • 10-19: 26.71 %
  • 20-29: 10.56 %
  • 30-39: 13.04 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 8.07 %
  • 60+: 11.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Cataplexy (13 people, 6.10%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 5.16%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (11 people, 5.16%)
  • Birth Control (7 people, 3.29%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (5 people, 2.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Strattera (26 people, 12.21%)
  • Xyrem (22 people, 10.33%)
  • Xanax (18 people, 8.45%)
  • Concerta (16 people, 7.51%)
  • Wellbutrin (12 people, 5.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (58 people, 27.23%)
  • Nausea (34 people, 15.96%)
  • Chest Pain (34 people, 15.96%)
  • Headache (33 people, 15.49%)
  • Dizziness (32 people, 15.02%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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