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Understanding Methylin warnings and precautions can ensure a safe treatment process. Tell your healthcare provider if you have heart problems, epilepsy, glaucoma, or mental illness. You should not take the drug if you have certain allergies, glaucoma, or Tourette syndrome. Methylin warnings and precautions also include checking for high blood pressure before starting it and taking the tablets with a full glass of water to prevent choking.
- Heart problems of any kind, including heart disease, congestive heart failure, certain irregular heart rhythms (arrhythmias), or had a recent heart attack
- High blood pressure (hypertension)
- Mental illness, including bipolar disorder (manic depression), depression, and psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder)
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Difficulty swallowing
- Tourette syndrome
- Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
- Glaucoma (a condition of the eye)
- Any allergies, including allergies to food, dyes, or preservatives.
- Are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- Are breastfeeding.