Ritalin and Stomach upset - from FDA reports


Summary

Stomach upset is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ambien, and have Narcolepsy. This review analyzes which people have Stomach upset 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 Apr, 29, 2017

15,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 126 people (0.8%) have Stomach Upset


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Stomach upset?

Time on Ritalin when people have Stomach Upset *:

  • < 1 month: 50.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 57.94 %
  • male: 42.06 %

Age of people who have Stomach Upset when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2 %
  • 10-19: 27 %
  • 20-29: 8 %
  • 30-39: 8 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 20 %
  • 60+: 25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Narcolepsy (19 people, 15.08%)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (17 people, 13.49%)
  • Acne (16 people, 12.70%)
  • Pain (10 people, 7.94%)
  • Cataplexy (10 people, 7.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ambien (22 people, 17.46%)
  • Xyrem (21 people, 16.67%)
  • Dexedrine (17 people, 13.49%)
  • Dextrostat (16 people, 12.70%)
  • Accutane (15 people, 11.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (41 people, 32.54%)
  • Nausea (32 people, 25.40%)
  • Fatigue (25 people, 19.84%)
  • Joint Pain (24 people, 19.05%)
  • Headache (24 people, 19.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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