Ritalin and Lovastatin drug interactions - from FDA reports

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Ritalin and Lovastatin together. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 71 people who take Ritalin and Lovastatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Dec, 17, 2018

71 people who take Ritalin, Lovastatin are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Ritalin and Lovastatin drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:


1 - 2 years:
  1. Knee arthroplasty
2 - 5 years:
  1. Back disorder
  2. Back pain
  3. Gait disturbance
  4. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  5. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
5 - 10 years:


10+ years:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Drug ineffective
  3. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  4. Weight decreased
  5. Eye swelling
not specified:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Cerumen impaction
  3. Disorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)
  4. Dry mouth
  5. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)

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Most common drug interactions by gender *:

  1. Actinomycosis (infection that causes sores, or abscesses)
  2. Activated partial thromboplastin time prolonged
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  4. Aortic stenosis (obstruction to the outflow of blood from the left ventricle into the aorta)
  5. Arteriosclerosis (thickening and hardening of arteries)
  1. Dry mouth
  2. Heart rate increased
  3. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  4. Excessive eye blinking (excessive blinking is dry eyes)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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Most common drug interactions by age *:









  1. Abdominal distension
  2. Constipation
  3. Faecaloma (hard mass of fecal matter)
  1. Drug effect decreased
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Hysterectomy
  4. Ketoacidosis (high concentrations of ketone bodies in blood)
  5. Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  1. Urinary retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)
  2. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  3. Dry mouth
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Heart rate increased
  1. Mouth haemorrhage (bleeding from mouth)
  2. Mucosal haemorrhage (bleeding from mucous membrane)
  3. Neck pain
  4. Neoplasm recurrence (reoccurrence of tumour)
  5. Nerve root lesion (a localized change in nerve root tissue)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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