Concerta and Death - from FDA reports


Death is found among people who take Concerta, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Risperdal, and have Agitation. This review analyzes which people have Death with Concerta. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,445 people who have side effects when taking Concerta from FDA, and is updated regularly.



On Jul, 11, 2018

12,445 people reported to have side effects when taking Concerta.
Among them, 75 people (0.6%) have Death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Concerta cause Death?

Time on Concerta when people have Death *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Death when taking Concerta *:

  • female: 27.42 %
  • male: 72.58 %

Age of people who have Death when taking Concerta *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 11.11 %
  • 10-19: 53.33 %
  • 20-29: 6.67 %
  • 30-39: 13.33 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 4.44 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement): 6 people, 8.00%
  2. Oppositional Defiant Disorder (a childhood disorder described by the diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders): 4 people, 5.33%
  3. Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 4 people, 5.33%
  4. Tachyphrenia (abnormally rapid mental activity): 3 people, 4.00%
  5. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 3 people, 4.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Risperdal: 7 people, 9.33%
  2. Seroquel: 6 people, 8.00%
  3. Adderall 10: 4 people, 5.33%
  4. Clonidine: 4 people, 5.33%
  5. Abilify: 3 people, 4.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body): 6 people, 8.00%
  2. Diabetes: 5 people, 6.67%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 5 people, 6.67%
  4. Diarrhea: 4 people, 5.33%
  5. Hyperglycemia (high blood sugar): 4 people, 5.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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