Ritalin and Webbing of the fingers or toes - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Webbing of the fingers or toes is reported only by a few people who take Ritalin.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Ritalin and have Webbing of the fingers or toes. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,248 people who have side effects while taking Ritalin from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Feb, 07, 2023

24,248 people reported to have side effects when taking Ritalin.
Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Webbing of the fingers or toes.


What is Ritalin?

Ritalin has active ingredients of methylphenidate hydrochloride. It is often used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. eHealthMe is studying from 27,290 Ritalin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Webbing of the fingers or toes?

Webbing of the fingers or toes (webbed fingers and toes occur when tissue connects two or more digits together) is found to be associated with 441 drugs and 259 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Ritalin and Webbing of the fingers or toes reports submitted per year:

Could Ritalin cause Webbing of the fingers or toes?

Time on Ritalin when people have Webbing of the fingers or toes *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 100 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Webbing of the fingers or toes when taking Ritalin *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Webbing of the fingers or toes when taking Ritalin *:

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

Common drugs people take besides Ritalin *:

  1. Zonegran: 1 person, 33.33%
  2. Phenytoin: 1 person, 33.33%
  3. Halothane: 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Haldol: 1 person, 33.33%
  5. Gilenya: 1 person, 33.33%
  6. Dilantin: 1 person, 33.33%
  7. Atropine: 1 person, 33.33%

Common side effects people have besides Webbing of the fingers or toes *:

  1. Varicose Vein (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous): 1 person, 33.33%
  2. Urinary Tract Infection: 1 person, 33.33%
  3. Aortic Valve Disease: 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Apgar Score Low: 1 person, 33.33%
  5. Asphyxia (a condition in which there is an extreme decrease in the concentration of oxygen in the body): 1 person, 33.33%
  6. Back Pain: 1 person, 33.33%
  7. Diarrhea: 1 person, 33.33%
  8. Dizziness: 1 person, 33.33%
  9. Drug Dependence: 1 person, 33.33%
  10. Dural Tear: 1 person, 33.33%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 1 person, 33.33%
  2. Migraine (headache): 1 person, 33.33%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1 person, 33.33%
  4. Drug Exposure During Pregnancy: 1 person, 33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Ritalin and have Webbing of the fingers or toes?

Check whether Webbing of the fingers or toes is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It 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. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).

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