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Headache, loss of appetite, and stomach pain are common side effects of Metadate CD. These are typically mild and usually do not require medical attention. However, you should notify your healthcare provider immediately if you experience shortness of breath, fainting or seizures, hallucinations, or suicidal thoughts. Other rare Metadate CD side effects include drowsiness, hair loss, and anemia.
- Headache -- in up to 12 percent of people
- Loss of appetite -- in up to 9 percent (see Metadate and Weight Loss)
- Abdominal pain (stomach pain) -- in up to 7 percent
- Insomnia -- in up to 5 percent.