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Ritalin Side Effects

04

Jun'16

ADHD Medication Linked to Slightly Increased Risk of Heart Rhythm Problems

Use of methylphenidate in children and young people with ADHD is associated with a slightly increased risk of abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia) shortly after the start of treatment, suggests research published by The BMJ.

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10

Apr'16

Bone Density Lower With Use of ADHD Stimulant Medicine

Among stimulant users, the average bone mineral content at the lumbar spine was 5.1 percent lower than in non-users and 5.3 percent lower at the hip, the investigators reported. Bone density was 3.9 percent lower in stimulant users at the spine and 3.7 percent lower at the hip compared with non-users...

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22

Jul'07

Paediatric Ritalin Use May Affect Developing Brain, Study Suggests

Use of the ADHD drug Ritalin by young children may cause long-term changes in the developing brain, suggests a study of very young rats by a research team at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City.

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