Ritalin and Bacterial prostatitis - from FDA reports

Bacterial prostatitis is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin. We study 16,196 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from FDA. Among them, 1 have Bacterial prostatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Bacterial prostatitis and more.

On Jul, 18, 2018

16,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 1 person (0.01%) has Bacterial prostatitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Bacterial prostatitis?

Age of people who have Bacterial prostatitis when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Gait Disturbance: 1 person, 100.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Tylenol: 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Sinemet: 1 person, 100.00%
  3. Miralax: 1 person, 100.00%
  4. Macrobid: 1 person, 100.00%
  5. Lorazepam: 1 person, 100.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Urinary Tract Infection: 1 person, 100.00%
  2. Therapeutic Response Unexpected: 1 person, 100.00%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 100.00%
  4. Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased: 1 person, 100.00%
  5. Itching: 1 person, 100.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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