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Review: could Ritalin cause Stomach upset (Nausea and vomiting)?
Summary: Stomach upset 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 Prilosec, and have Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder.
We study 9,685 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 449 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset and more.
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Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,196 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Stomach upset (latest reports from 141,518 patients) has been reported by people with pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Nov, 1, 2014: 9,685 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 350 people (3.61%) have Stomach Upset.
Time on Ritalin when people have Stomach upset * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Stomach upset||38.30%||23.40%||6.38%||10.64%||12.77%||4.26%||4.26% |
Gender of people who have Stomach upset when taking Ritalin * :
|Stomach upset||50.39%||49.61% |
Age of people who have Stomach upset when taking Ritalin * :
|Stomach upset||0.00%||13.80%||17.48%||13.19%||7.36%||10.74%||12.27%||25.15% |
Severity of Stomach upset when taking Ritalin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Stomach upset||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Stomach upset||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (92 people, 26.29%)
- Pain (39 people, 11.14%)
- Depression (30 people, 8.57%)
- Anxiety (23 people, 6.57%)
- Metastases to bone (21 people, 6.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Prilosec (62 people, 17.71%)
- Oxycontin (58 people, 16.57%)
- Neurontin (53 people, 15.14%)
- Prozac (50 people, 14.29%)
- Zometa (48 people, 13.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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