Ritalin and Tourette's disorder - from FDA reports


Summary

Tourette's disorder is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 0-1 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Pristiq, and have Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. This review analyzes which people have Tourette's disorder 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 May, 10, 2017

15,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 20 people (0.13%) have Tourette's Disorder


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Tourette's disorder?

Time on Ritalin when people have Tourette's Disorder *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Tourette's Disorder when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 10 %
  • male: 90 %

Age of people who have Tourette's Disorder when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 56.25 %
  • 2-9: 25.0 %
  • 10-19: 6.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 12.5 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (13 people, 65.00%)
  • Psychomotor Hyperactivity (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Pristiq (8 people, 40.00%)
  • Effexor Xr (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Concerta (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Betaderm (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Benzamycin (3 people, 15.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abnormal Behavior (11 people, 55.00%)
  • Tic (10 people, 50.00%)
  • Psychomotor Hyperactivity (10 people, 50.00%)
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (10 people, 50.00%)
  • Disturbance In Attention (9 people, 45.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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