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Methylphenidate ER oral suspension is a prescription drug licensed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Although the medicine is a stimulant, it produces a calming effect in people with ADHD. In a clinical trial, it was shown to be effective at treating symptoms of ADHD in children, although it can also be given to adults. Insomnia, mood swings, and skin scratches are possible side effects.
- Mood swings
- Scratches or scrapes to the skin
- Decreased appetite.