Ritalin and Zinc deficiency - from FDA reports


Zinc deficiency is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 13,600 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Zinc deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Zinc deficiency and more.

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Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 16,011 users)

Zinc Deficiency

Zinc deficiency has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rashes, high blood cholesterol, gastric ulcer, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 182 Zinc deficiency patients).

On Feb, 22, 2017

13,600 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Zinc Deficiency

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Zinc deficiency?

Gender of people who have Zinc Deficiency when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Zinc Deficiency when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 100 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Systemic Candida (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Clostridial Infection (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Candidiasis (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vistaril (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Metronidazole (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Lexapro (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Diflucan (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Ambien (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Serum Serotonin Decreased (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Drug Ineffective (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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