Methylin Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Methylin?

You should not take Methylin if you:
 
  • Are allergic to Methylin, methylphenidate hydrochloride, or any inactive component used to make the drug. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
     
  • Have glaucoma (a condition of the eye)
     
  • Have tics (abnormal, uncontrollable body movements) or Tourette syndrome (or a family history of Tourette syndrome).
     
  • Have used a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI) within the past two weeks. Monoamine oxidase inhibitors include:

 

 

Methylin Warnings and Precautions: A Summary

There are a number of situations in which Methylin should not be taken, as well as several warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting the medicine. However, it is possible that not all warnings or precautions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific Methylin warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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