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A 39-year-old female asked:

Can being on high doses of ritalin (methylphenidate) (prescribed) for 15 years cause dysautonomia? sympathetic nervous system disorder?

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Dr. Oliver Lawless
Specializes in Rheumatology
Possibly: rittalin is a stimulant affecting the nervous system as well as the autonomic system
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