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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.

Methylin: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking Methylin® (methylphenidate hydrochloride) if you have:
Also let your healthcare provider know if you:
  • 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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