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When certain medications are taken together, it is possible to develop drug interactions. With Methylin, interactions may occur if it is taken with tricyclic antidepressants, seizure medications, or warfarin, among other products. Methylin interactions can increase the drug levels in your system and may lead to serious side effects, such as extremely high blood pressure, bleeding, or increased heart rate.

Methylin Interactions: An Overview

Methylin® (methylphenidate hydrochloride) can potentially interact with many medicines. Some of the drugs that may lead to Methylin interactions include:
  • Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), including:




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




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