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It is possible to develop potentially negative drug interactions when certain medications are taken with Metadate ER. Interactions can cause life-threatening side effects, such as extremely high blood pressure or increased heart rate. They may also significantly increase the levels of medication in your blood. Drugs that may cause Metadate ER interactions include clonidine, tricyclic antidepressants, seizure medications, and warfarin.

An Overview of Metadate ER Interactions

Metadate ER® (methylphenidate extended-release) can potentially interact with many medicines. Some of the drugs that may lead to Metadate ER interactions include:




    • Dopamine (Intropin®)
    • Dobutamine (Dobutrex®)
    • Epinephrine (Adrenalin Chloride®, EpiPen®)
    • Norepinephrine (Levophed®)




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