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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 9,694 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 350 have Stomach upset. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach upset 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 Ritalin 11,200 users)

Stomach upset

Stomach upset has been reported by people with pain, type 2 diabetes, depression, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis.(latest reports from Stomach upset 141,518 patients)

On Dec, 17, 2014: 9,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 350 people (3.61%) have Stomach Upset.

Trend of Stomach upset in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Stomach upset * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stomach upset38.30%23.40%6.38%10.64%12.77%4.26%4.26%

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

FemaleMale
Stomach upset50.39%49.61%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stomach upset0.00%13.80%17.48%13.19%7.36%10.74%12.27%25.15%

Severity of Stomach upset when taking Ritalin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stomach upset0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Stomach upset ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stomach upset50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (92 people, 26.29%)
  2. Pain (39 people, 11.14%)
  3. Depression (30 people, 8.57%)
  4. Anxiety (23 people, 6.57%)
  5. Metastases to bone (21 people, 6.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (62 people, 17.71%)
  2. Oxycontin (58 people, 16.57%)
  3. Neurontin (53 people, 15.14%)
  4. Prozac (50 people, 14.29%)
  5. Zometa (48 people, 13.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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