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It's important to understand Metadate CD warnings and precautions before taking it. People who should not take the drug include those who have Tourette syndrome, have severe anxiety, or have used an MAOI recently. Metadate CD warnings and precautions also extend to potential side effects, such as vision problems, slowed growth rate, or increased blood pressure and heart rate.

Metadate CD: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Metadate CD® (methylphenidate extended-release) if you have:
Also let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • Have an upcoming surgery
  • 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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