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In the case of Daytrana, warnings and precautions to be aware of with the medication concern such things as the drug's addictive nature. Other things to be aware of before using Daytrana involve the risks of using the medication if you have heart problems of any kind, a psychotic disorder, or a history of seizures. Do not use the patch at all if you are allergic to any components of the medication, have glaucoma, or have tics or Tourette syndrome. Some other Daytrana warnings and precautions to be aware of pertain to using the medication while pregnant or nursing.

Daytrana: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

Before taking Daytrana™ (methylphenidate patch), let your healthcare provider know if you have:
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding.
It's important to also tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
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