Olanzapine Vs. Ritalin for a male patient aged 31 - from FDA reports


This is a personalized comparison Olanzapine, Ritalin for a man aged 31. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 17, 2019

7,378 males aged 31 (±5) who take Olanzapine, Ritalin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Olanzapine, Ritalin for a male patient aged 31.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 31
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: None

Drugs in this study:

  • Olanzapine (olanzapine)
  • Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 31 (±5):

Most common side effects:

Olanzapine:
  1. Weight Increased
  2. Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  3. Overdose
  4. Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
  5. Drug Ineffective
  6. Psychotic Disorder
  7. Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
  8. Pyrexia (fever)
  9. Vomiting
  10. Anxiety
Ritalin:
  1. Anxiety
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  6. Vomiting
  7. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  8. Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Olanzapine:
  1. Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  2. Weight Increased
  3. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  4. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  5. Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
  6. Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
  7. Obesity (a medical condition in which excess body fat)
  8. Blood Triglycerides Increased
  9. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  10. Blood Cholesterol Increased
Ritalin:
  1. Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  2. Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  3. Ventricular Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart)
  4. Disturbance In Attention
  5. Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged
  6. Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  7. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  8. Psychomotor Hyperactivity (feelings of extreme restlessness)
  9. Drug Ineffective
  10. Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)

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