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Review: could Ritalin cause Zinc deficiency?

Summary: Zinc deficiency could be caused by Ritalin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Metronidazole, and have Candidiasis.

We study 9,643 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Zinc deficiency and more.

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Ritalin

Ritalin (latest outcomes from 11,124 users) has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

Zinc deficiency

Zinc deficiency (latest reports from 380 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, gastric ulcer, high blood pressure, polyneuropathy, hiv infection.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 9,643 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin. Among them, 1 people (0.01%) has Zinc Deficiency. They amount to 0.26% of all the 380 people who have Zinc Deficiency on eHealthMe.

Trend of Zinc deficiency in Ritalin reports

Time on Ritalin when people have Zinc deficiency * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Zinc deficiency100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Zinc deficiency0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Zinc deficiency when taking Ritalin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Zinc deficiency ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Candidiasis (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Clostridial infection (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Systemic candida (1 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Metronidazole (1 people, 100.00%)
  2. Lexapro (1 people, 100.00%)
  3. Diflucan (1 people, 100.00%)
  4. Vistaril (1 people, 100.00%)
  5. Ambien (1 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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