Unknown Heart(?) problem after to much Ritalin

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Hi, I’m Kenny a 28 year old male.

Last week I took high amounts of Ritalin with alcohol for 4 days.

After that I started to feel a strong urge to deeply inhale and didn’t get the satisfying feeling afterwards I also started to wheeze. The following day I had an “attack” it started with a tingling sensation around my nose spreading over my face, soon after I started shaking and my heart rate went extremely high and I felt like I’m about to pass out (or even die) this lasted for about 10 minutes and slowly disappeared, I had similar attacks over the following days but every day weaker.

After the first symptoms I completely stopped taking anything and even reduced smoking to a minimum. Because the symptoms stayed consistent I went to the hospital after 3 days. They did a couple tests but couldn’t find anything.

Now it is 10 days after my last consume the “attacks” disappeared but the shortness of breath came back every day for some h. I also have a constant feeling of confusion which gets stronger in waves every couple hours.

Does anyone know what it could be or what I could do against it? The hospital costed me 1000$ and didn’t help at all the health insurance make it very hard to get any money back so I don’t want to go back if I can avoid it.

Thank you for any help, I’m really starting to get very desperate.

PS, I started to write a journal with all symptoms over the last days and also just bought a blood pressure monitor, and can provide those informations if necessary

Kind Regards


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    It is probably best not to take drugs and alcohol.

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