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You should not take Metadate ER if you:
- Are allergic to Metadate ER, methylphenidate hydrochloride, or any inactive component used to make the drug. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
- Have glaucoma (a condition of the eye)
- Have tics (abnormal, uncontrollable body movements) or Tourette syndrome (or a family history of Tourette syndrome).
- Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors include:
There are a number of situations in which Metadate ER should not be taken, as well as several warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting the medication. However, it is possible that not all the warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Metadate ER warnings and precautions that may apply to you.