Side Effects of Dexmethylphenidate Extended-Release
As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with dexmethylphenidate extended-release. However, not everyone who takes dexmethylphenidate extended-release will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate dexmethylphenidate extended-release well. When dexmethylphenidate extended-release side effects do occur, they are often minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Some of the most common side effects of dexmethylphenidate extended-release include:
Dexmethylphenidate extended-release can cause high blood pressure in some people. Usually, this increase in blood pressure is temporary and does not cause any problems. Dexmethylphenidate extended-release can also increase the chance of seizures and can make certain heart conditions and mental problems worse.
(Click Dexmethylphenidate Extended-Release Side Effects to learn about the specific side effects of dexmethylphenidate extended-release, including serious side effects to look out for. You can also read about other possible side effects by going to:
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed December 8, 2013.
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