Will you have Bacteremic shock with Ritalin - from FDA reports


Bacteremic shock is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Lomotil, and have Multiple myeloma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,703 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on methylphenidate hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Ritalin) and Ritalin (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Bacteremic shock are also considered in the study.

What is Ritalin?

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest outcomes from Ritalin 21,228 users)

What is Bacteremic shock?

Bacteremic shock (septic shock caused by the release of toxins by bacteria) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, preventive health care, pain (latest reports from 29,648 Bacteremic shock patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 15, 2019

18,703 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 14 people (0.07%) have Bacteremic shock

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Bacteremic shock?

Gender of people who have Bacteremic shock when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 30.77 %
  • male: 69.23 %

Age of people who have Bacteremic shock when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 8.33 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 8.33 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 5 people, 35.71%
  2. Psoriatic Arthropathy (inflammation of the skin and joints with kin condition which typically causes patches (plaques) of red, scaly skin to develop): 2 people, 14.29%
  3. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 14.29%
  4. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath): 1 person, 7.14%
  5. Torticollis (a twisted neck in which the head is tipped to one side, while the chin is turned to the other): 1 person, 7.14%
  6. Restrictive Pulmonary Disease (reduction in total lung capacity): 1 person, 7.14%
  7. Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine): 1 person, 7.14%
  8. Pain: 1 person, 7.14%
  9. Muscle Spasticity (tight or stiff muscles and an inability to control those muscles): 1 person, 7.14%
  10. Graft Versus Host Disease (the donated bone marrow or stem cells view the recipient's body as foreign, and the donated cells/bone marrow attack the body): 1 person, 7.14%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Fluconazole: 6 people, 42.86%
  2. Lasix: 6 people, 42.86%
  3. Lomotil: 6 people, 42.86%
  4. Norvasc: 5 people, 35.71%
  5. Folic Acid: 5 people, 35.71%
  6. Revlimid: 5 people, 35.71%
  7. Celexa: 5 people, 35.71%
  8. Velcade: 5 people, 35.71%
  9. Famvir: 5 people, 35.71%
  10. Lopressor: 5 people, 35.71%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells): 6 people, 42.86%
  2. Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs): 5 people, 35.71%
  3. Pneumonia: 4 people, 28.57%
  4. Disease Progression: 4 people, 28.57%
  5. Pulmonary Alveolar Haemorrhage (acute bleeding): 4 people, 28.57%
  6. Pneumonia Fungal: 4 people, 28.57%
  7. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 3 people, 21.43%
  8. Nephrosclerosis (hardening of the kidney due to renovascular disease): 3 people, 21.43%
  9. Cough: 2 people, 14.29%
  10. Hepatic Cirrhosis (chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis, scar tissue): 2 people, 14.29%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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