Ritalin and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Shortness of breath 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 Oct, 21, 2017

16,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 575 people (3.55%) have Shortness of breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Ritalin when people have Shortness of breath *:

  • < 1 month: 41.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 63.07 %
  • male: 36.93 %

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.22 %
  • 2-9: 4.14 %
  • 10-19: 9.15 %
  • 20-29: 12.2 %
  • 30-39: 12.2 %
  • 40-49: 16.12 %
  • 50-59: 20.26 %
  • 60+: 25.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (60 people, 10.43%)
  • Cataplexy (47 people, 8.17%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (45 people, 7.83%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (43 people, 7.48%)
  • Pain (38 people, 6.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (112 people, 19.48%)
  • Neurontin (89 people, 15.48%)
  • Protonix (80 people, 13.91%)
  • Ambien (78 people, 13.57%)
  • Xyrem (74 people, 12.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (188 people, 32.70%)
  • Chest Pain (152 people, 26.43%)
  • Headache (149 people, 25.91%)
  • Dizziness (140 people, 24.35%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (135 people, 23.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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