Ritalin and Irritability - from FDA reports


Summary

Irritability is found among people who take Ritalin, especially for people who are male, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Prozac, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Irritability with Ritalin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16,196 people who have side effects when taking Ritalin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 21, 2017

16,196 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 241 people (1.49%) have Irritability


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Irritability?

Time on Ritalin when people have Irritability *:

  • < 1 month: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 44.54 %
  • male: 55.46 %

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Ritalin *:

  • 0-1: 1.22 %
  • 2-9: 16.46 %
  • 10-19: 25.61 %
  • 20-29: 8.54 %
  • 30-39: 13.41 %
  • 40-49: 22.56 %
  • 50-59: 4.88 %
  • 60+: 7.32 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (15 people, 6.22%)
  • Bipolar Disorder (12 people, 4.98%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (11 people, 4.56%)
  • Osteoporosis (10 people, 4.15%)
  • Metastases To Bone (9 people, 3.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prozac (34 people, 14.11%)
  • Wellbutrin (22 people, 9.13%)
  • Strattera (21 people, 8.71%)
  • Neurontin (20 people, 8.30%)
  • Xyrem (19 people, 7.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (64 people, 26.56%)
  • Insomnia (62 people, 25.73%)
  • Fatigue (52 people, 21.58%)
  • Headache (48 people, 19.92%)
  • Aggression (47 people, 19.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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