A study for a 40 year old man who takes Ritalin, Ibu - from FDA reports


75 males aged 40 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 40 year old male patient who has Adhd, Neck Stiffness. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 12, 2019

75 males aged 40 (±5) who take Ritalin, Ibu are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Ritalin, Ibu for a 40-year old man.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 40
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Adhd, Neck Stiffness
  • Drugs taken:
    • Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride)
    • Ibu (ibuprofen)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Suicide attempt
  2. Multiple drug overdose intentional
  3. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  4. High blood pressure
  5. Back disorder
1 - 6 months:
  1. Spinal column stenosis (narrowing of spinal column)
  2. Fall
  3. Nerve compression
  4. Pre-existing condition improved
  5. Rocky mountain spotted fever (fever is caused by rickettsia rickettsii a tick bite fever)
  6. Therapeutic response unexpected
  7. Sinus disorder (disease of sinus)
  8. Memory loss
  9. Sleep apnea syndrome
  10. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
6 - 12 months:
n/a
1 - 2 years:
  1. Weight decreased
  2. Food craving
  3. Feeling abnormal
  4. Bedwetting
  5. Apathy
  6. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  7. Accidental overdose (therapeutic agent)
  8. The flu (the flu is caused by an influenza virus)
  9. Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)
  10. Loss of consciousness
2 - 5 years:
  1. Atrioventricular block second degree (heart block second degree)
  2. White blood cell count increased
  3. Sinus bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)
  4. Lymphocyte count increased
  5. High blood pressure
  6. Multiple sclerosis relapse (reoccurrence of a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath)
  7. Muscle strain (an injury to a muscle in which the muscle fibres tear)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  2. Surgery
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Abdominal discomfort
  2. Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)
  3. Delusion (a false belief or opinion)
  4. Bedwetting
  5. Eye pain
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  7. Movement - uncoordinated
  8. Swallowing difficulty
  9. Musculoskeletal stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)
  10. Irritability

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 22 people, 29.33%
  2. Cataplexy (loss of muscle tone accompanied by full conscious awareness): 13 people, 17.33%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 8 people, 10.67%
  4. Erection Problems : 5 people, 6.67%
  5. Preventive Health Care : 4 people, 5.33%
  6. Stress And Anxiety : 3 people, 4.00%
  7. Muscle Spasticity (tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles): 3 people, 4.00%
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 2 people, 2.67%
  9. Hiv Infection : 2 people, 2.67%
  10. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 2 people, 2.67%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xyrem (27 people, 36.00%)
  2. Tysabri (17 people, 22.67%)
  3. Cymbalta (14 people, 18.67%)
  4. Vicodin (14 people, 18.67%)
  5. Synthroid (12 people, 16.00%)
  6. Viagra (12 people, 16.00%)
  7. Flonase (10 people, 13.33%)
  8. Prilosec (10 people, 13.33%)
  9. Baclofen (10 people, 13.33%)
  10. Naproxen (9 people, 12.00%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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