A study for a 19 year old boy who takes Concerta - from FDA reports
3,076 males aged 19 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 19 year old male patient who has Add. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.
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3,076 males aged 19 (±5) who take Concerta are studied.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Information of the patient in this study:
- Age: 19
- Gender: male
- Conditions: Add
- Drugs taken:
- Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
eHealthMe real world results:
Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:
- Pericarditis(inflammation of the pericardium): 0 (0% of males aged 19 (±5) who take the drug)
As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea
- Pericarditis in Add (attention deficit disorder-difficult to define): 4 (0.08% of males aged 19 (±5) who have Add)
As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea
- Pericarditis in Concerta: 0 (0% of males aged 19 (±5) who take Concerta)
Most common side effects over time
< 1 month:
- Drug ineffective
- Intentional overdose
- Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
- Psychotic disorder
1 - 6 months:
- Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
- Drug ineffective
- Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
- Bleeding into the skin
6 - 12 months:
- Abnormal behavior
- High blood pressure
1 - 2 years:
- Drug ineffective
- Appendicitis (inflammation of the appendix)
- Cardiac failure
- Suicidal ideation
2 - 5 years:
- Gastrointestinal disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract)
- Chronic fatigue syndrome (disorder that causes extreme fatigue)
- Inflammatory bowel disease
- Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)
- Multi-organ disorder (multiple organ disease)
5 - 10 years:
- Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
- Chest pain
- Dilatation ventricular
- Gilbert's syndrome (liver condition in which the liver doesn't properly process a substance called bilirubin)
- Weight decreased
- Intracranial pressure increased (high pressure inside the skull and thus in the brain tissue and cerebrospinal fluid)
- Ventricular fibrillation (abnormally irregular heart rhythm)
- Wolff-parkinson-white syndrome (a heart condition in which there is an abnormal extra electrical pathway of the heart)
- Mental impairment (a condition affecting the body, perhaps through sight or hearing loss, a mobility difficulty or a health condition)
- Hallucination, auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus)
- Drug ineffective
- Stress and anxiety
- Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
- Suicidal ideation
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 87 people, 2.83%
- Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 74 people, 2.41%
- Stress And Anxiety : 51 people, 1.66%
- Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 43 people, 1.40%
- Asthma : 42 people, 1.37%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Strattera (211 people, 6.86%)
- Risperdal (110 people, 3.58%)
- Accutane (102 people, 3.32%)
- Abilify (87 people, 2.83%)
- Xyrem (85 people, 2.76%)
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
- Want to find out more about the FDA reports used in the study? You can request them from FDA.
You are not alone:
What are the drugs?
- Concerta has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Concerta 16,991 users)
What are the conditions?
- Add (attention deficit disorder-difficult to define) can be treated by Adderall, Vyvanse, Concerta, Adderall 20, Ritalin (latest reports from 80,649 Add patients)
What are the symtoms?
- Pericarditis (inflammation of the pericardium) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain (latest reports from 6,413 Pericarditis patients).
Could your drugs cause:
Could your conditions cause:
- Concerta side effects (13,999 reports)
Related publications that referenced our studies
- Yalcin O, Aslan AA, Sari BA, Turkbay T, "Possible methylphenidate related hoarseness and disturbances of voice quality: two pediatric cases", Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bülteni-Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2012 Sep .
- Yektas Ç, Samurcu ND, Tufan AE, "Loss of Eyebrows (Madarosis) After Use of Long-Acting Methylphenidate: Case Report", Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2017 Aug .
- Coskun M, Adak I, "Excessive and frequent menstrual bleeding with methylphenidate in an adolescent girl with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder", Journal of clinical psychopharmacology, 2017 Oct .
- Coskun M, Adak I, Akaltun I, "Bilateral gynecomastia in a preadolescent boy while under treatment with methylphenidate and paroxetine", Journal of clinical psychopharmacology, 2014 Aug .
- Lufi D, Bucherman M, Akita M, Cohen R, Sibani C, "The effect of methylphenidate on speech patterns of children with attention deficit disorder", Journal of Behavioral Health, 2015 Jan .
- Ersoy MA, Ersoy HT, "Manic symptoms associated with isotretinoin and methylphenidate combination: a case report", Klinik Psikofarmakoloji Bülteni-Bulletin of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 2014 Sep .
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