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Precautions and Warnings With Dexmethylphenidate Extended-Release

Who Should Not Take Dexmethylphenidate Extended-Release?

You should not take dexmethylphenidate extended-release if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Focalin XR, dexmethylphenidate hydrochloride (or methylphenidate hydrochloride), or any inactive component used to make dexmethylphenidate extended-release. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have glaucoma (a condition of the eye).
     
  • Have severe anxiety, tension, or agitation.
     
  • Have tics (abnormal body movements) or Tourette syndrome (or a family history of Tourette syndrome).
     
  • Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor within the past two weeks. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors can include:

 

 

Precautions and Warnings With Dexmethylphenidate Extended-Release: Summary

There are several situations in which dexmethylphenidate extended-release should not be taken, as well as a number of warnings and precautions to be aware of with dexmethylphenidate extended-release. However, it is possible that not all of the precautions and warnings with dexmethylphenidate extended-release were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the dexmethylphenidate extended-release warnings or precautions that may apply to you.
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