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On 27 mg concerta and 40 mg nexium (esomeprazole). Had yellow stools this week. Worried about liver damage? Happened b4 starting meds too, but blood work didn't indicate any hepatic or renal issues.

On 27 mg concerta and 40 mg nexium (esomeprazole). Had yellow stools this week. Worried about liver damage? Happened b4 starting meds too, but blood work didn't indicate any hepatic or renal issues.

No concerns: There is no evidence that the color of stools has any relation to liver function. The use of the medications you mention have no negative effect on your liver; and even if they did, you would not know it by the color of your stools. It may be that you suffer from an anxiety disorder that makes you worry excessively about your health, such as hypochondriasis. You should ask your doctor about that. ...Read more

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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) cause fatty liver?

Does ritalin (methylphenidate) cause fatty liver?

No: No medication directly causes fatty liver however some medications that cause rapid wt gain may. Ritalin (methylphenidate) is not one. ...Read more

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Could you tell me the effects of concerta alza 54?

Could you tell me the effects of concerta alza 54?

Major side effects: The major side effects of Concerta (and most stimlants) for adults are decreased appetite, interference with sleep, dry mouth, potential irritability, headaches and possible increased heart rate and blood pressure. ...Read more

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Can u inject concerta?

Can u inject concerta?

NO: Concerta does not come in injectable form. Anyone trying to make a solution out of this medication would end up with a non-sterile result, which could also contain large particles. Injecting this could be deadly, without even mentioning the pharmacology. ...Read more

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Side effect of concerta?

Side effect of concerta?

A variety: All stimulants (concerta just one) have similar side effects. All are dose related and vary by indvidual. Most common are decreased appetite with weight loss, problems getting to sleep, and a slowing of height growth. Other side effects: increased nervousness, motor and vocal tics (if at risk), and rash. All are reversible. Concerns about serious risk to heart have been been debunked. ...Read more

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What are concerta side effects?

What are concerta side effects?

See below.: Most commonly, appetite suppression. This is generally dose-dependent & for many patients, not a problem. Sleep disruption can occur depending on dose/timing of med. Biggest concern may be irritability-- during or after dose wears off. But all potential side effects should be able to be eliminated, or minimized to the point that they are insignificant. If not, then a new med regimen is in order. ...Read more

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How can concerta work for add?

How can  concerta work for add?

Concerta: Concerta is a long acting form of methylphenidate ("ritalin"), a stimulant medication that reduces core symptoms of add (inattention, distractability, hyperactivity, impulsivity). It works through Dopamine mechanisms in the brain. Possible side effects can be decreased appetite, insomnia, anxiety, but it is very helpful for many people with add to improve their daily function if impaired. ...Read more

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Can you mix MDMA with concerta?

Can you mix MDMA with concerta?

How much do you : value your heart & your brain? Do you have long-term care insurance, a living will, a will & life insurance? Very little pure MDMA exists any more. It's cut with methylone, piperazine, methamphetamine, you name it. Mixing MDMA & "whatev" with methylphenidate can dangerously increase your blood pressure & heart rate,leading to heart attack & stroke. Mixing alcohol with MPH is also dangerous. ...Read more

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Can you mix molly with concerta?

How much do you : value your heart & your brain? Do you have long-term care insurance, a living will, a will & life insurance? Very little pure MDMA exists any more. It's cut with methylone, piperazine, methamphetamine, you name it. Mixing MDMA & "whatev" with methylphenidate can dangerously increase your blood pressure & heart rate,leading to heart attack & stroke. Mixing alcohol with MPH is also dangerous. ...Read more

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What are the effects of concerta on iq?

What are the effects of concerta on iq?

IQ: concerta helps attention, focusing & performance , not IQ. ...Read more

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Dr. Alan Ali
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Ritalin (Definition)

Ritalin is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more