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Dosing With DexmethylphenidateThe dose of dexmethylphenidate your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
- Your age
- Other ADHD medications you have tried
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you may be currently taking.
Side Effects of DexmethylphenidateAs with any medicine, there are possible side effects with dexmethylphenidate. However, not everyone who takes dexmethylphenidate will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate dexmethylphenidate well. When dexmethylphenidate 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.
- Abdominal pain (or stomach pain)
- Decreased appetite