Generic Name: METHYLPHENIDATE - ORAL Pronounced: (METH-il-FEN-i-date) Ritalin Oral Precautions
Before taking methylphenidate, tell your doctor or
pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This
product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or
other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history, especially of:
high blood pressure
heart problems (such as irregular heartbeat, heart failure,
previous heart attack, problems with heart structure)
family history of heart problems (such as sudden cardiac
death, irregular heartbeat)
mental/mood conditions (especially anxiety, tension,
personal/family history of mental/mood disorders (such as
bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis)
personal/family history of uncontrolled muscle movements
(motor tics, To...
Generic Name: DEXTROMETHORPHAN/ACETAMINOPHEN/ANTIHISTAMINE -
ORAL Maximum Strength Flu Oral Uses
This combination medication is used to temporarily treat
symptoms caused by the common cold, flu, allergies, or other breathing
illnesses (such as sinusitis, bronchitis). Dextromethorphan is a cough
suppressant that affects a certain part of the brain, reducing the urge to
cough. Acetaminophen (APAP) is a non-aspirin pain reliever and fever reducer.
Antihistamines help relieve watery eyes, itchy eyes/nose/throat, runny nose,
This medication is not usually used for ongoing coughs
from smoking, asthma, or other long-term breathing problems (such as
emphysema), or for coughs with a lot of mucus, unless directed by your
Cough-and-cold products have not been shown to be safe or
effective in children younger than 6 years. Therefore, do not use this product
to treat cold symptoms in children younger than 6 years unl...
My Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) wasn't diagnosed till I was in my late thirties. By that point, as you can imagine, I had developed coping strategies to get me through life, especially at work. So when my doctor asked if I would like to give treatment with medication a shot, although I couldn't imagine how it would help me, I agreed. We first started on Ritalin. I didn't notice any positive effect, as the heart palpitations I experienced were too distracting, and I discontinued the treatment after three days. We then tried Adderall, which had the same unpleasant effect. I wasn't surprised that I was experiencing this side effect, however, when I remembered how I reacted in college to large amounts of caffeine. I worked part-time at a cafe that served croissants, cappuccino and espresso. We were allowed to have as much of the coffee drinks as we liked. As you can imagine, as a poor college student, I downed quite a lot. After a couple of weeks I noticed that my heart...
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