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Side effect(s) of Methylphenidate

Read the side effects of Methylphenidate as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Nervousness, difficulty in sleeping, skin rash, loss of appetite, dizziness, drowsiness, palpitations, fever, sore throat, unusual bleeding or bruising.

Heart - Chest pain, abnormal heart rhythm, palpitations, high/low blood pressure and increased or decreased pulse rate.

Gastrointestinal - Abdominal pain and nausea.

Hypersensitivity reactions - Skin inflammation, hives, fever and joint pain.

Metabolic - Weight loss during prolonged therapy.

Central Nervous System - Movement disorder, headache and depression.

Blood - Decrease in white blood cells and anemia.

Skin - Hair loss.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Methylphenidate

Methylphenidate(Daytrana) generic is a central nervous system stimulant, prescribed for attention deficit disorder (ADD) and daytime sleep (narcolepsy). It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain.
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