Ritalin and Zinc deficiency - from FDA reports


Zinc deficiency is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 16,196 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA. Among them, 1 have Zinc deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Zinc deficiency and more.

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On Aug, 29, 2017

16,196 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.

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Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 18,720 users)

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