You should talk with your healthcare provider before taking Metadate ER if you have:
- Heart problems of any kind, including:
- Seizures or epilepsy
- Tourette syndrome
- Hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid)
- Glaucoma (a condition of the eye)
- Any allergies, including to foods, dyes, or preservatives.
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
- Pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant (see Metadate and Pregnancy)
Tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be taking, including prescription and nonprescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
(Click Metadate ER Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
People who take too much Metadate ER may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Hyperactivity (trouble sitting still)
- Rapid breathing
- Muscle pains
- Hallucinations (seeing or hearing things that are not really there).
If you happen to overdose on this drug, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Metadate Overdose for more information.)