Dexmethylphenidate Extended-Release Side Effects to Report
There are a number of side effects with dexmethylphenidate extended-release
that you should report to your healthcare provider. These side effects include but not limited to:
- Behavior that is more outgoing or aggressive than normal
- Strange behavior, agitation, or restlessness
- Hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not really there)
- Fainting or seizures
- Uncontrolled movements of the head, neck, mouth, arms, or legs (known as tics)
- Signs of an allergic reaction, including an unexplained skin rash, itching, hives, wheezing or trouble breathing, or unexplained swelling.
Rare Dexmethylphenidate Extended-Release Side Effects
There are other possible dexmethylphenidate
extended-release side effects that can occur. These side effects were not reported in short-term studies of dexmethylphenidate extended-release. However, these side effects were reported in methylphenidate
(which is very similar to dexmethylphenidate extended-release). Given that they were not actually reported for dexmethylphenidate extended-release, it can be difficult to tell whether these side effects are caused by the medication or something else.
Some of these rare side effects of dexmethylphenidate extended-release include but are not limited to: