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Common side effects of Ritalin include headache, drowsiness, and nervousness. Rare side effects include hair loss, anemia, or changes in liver function. While most side effects of this drug are considered mild and do not require medical attention, you should talk to your healthcare provider immediately if you experience chest pain, heart palpitations, fainting, or hallucinations.
- Loss of appetite
- Abdominal pain (stomach pain)
- Weight loss (see Ritalin and Weight Loss).