Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Also tell your pharmacist if you suffer from the following; high blood pressure, blood circulation problems (such as Raynaud’s disease), glaucoma, heart problems (such as irregular heartbeat, heart failure, previous heart attack, problems with heart structure), family history of heart problems (such as sudden cardiac death, irregular heartbeat), mental/mood conditions (especially anxiety, tension, agitation), personal/family history of mental/mood disorders (such as bipolar disorder, depression, psychosis), personal/family history of uncontrolled muscle movements (motor tics, Tourette’s syndrome), overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), seizure disorder.This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
Dosage Conversion Table
Ritalin or Ritalin SR Ritalin LA
10 mg methylphenidate twice-per-day 20 mg Ritalin LA once-per-day
20 mg Ritalin SR twice-per-day 20 mg Ritalin LA once-per-day
30 mg methylphenidate twice-per-day 30 mg Ritalin LA once-per-day
Along with its needed results, a medicine could cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects might occur, if indeed they do occur they may need medical attention.
Consult with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects result: Fast heartbeat, Upper body pain, fever, joint pain, skin /epidermis rash or hives, blurred eyesight, convulsions, dryness or flaking of your skin