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Hello I'm sorry if cant write english well To day I taked a ritalin (10mg) and now I have chest and nasual bleeding Pleaze help me, im so scaired?
I've been on ritalin (methylphenidate) for a year, but I'm now suffering from frequent chest pains. Should I stop taking ritalin (methylphenidate)?
Yes: The development of any chest pain requires proper evaluation by a physician. While it may be related to a minor non -serious issue, Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a known cardiac stimulant. It can provoke extra heart beats, elevate blood pressure and in some instances even provoke a heart attack. ...Read more
I took 20mg of ritalin (methylphenidate) IR. I experienced bad chest pain right after. No other associated symptoms. Was pain caused by high BP or was it an actual MI?
Taking 250mg ritalin (methylphenidate) a day (35mg / 2hs) due to tolerance. Today BP 140/80, then 90/60. Massive chest pain, low/high bp. Cardio/blood ok. Not panic att?
Much too much: You are taking much too much ritalin! All of your symptoms are related. You need to be detoxified! ...Read more
Got heart palps. Since last thurs. Normal EKG and chest x-ray. Dr told me to keep taking ritalin (methylphenidate). I'm afraid of taking meds with the palps. What 2 do?
Herbs caused week long heart palps. Normal EKG & chest x-ray. Dr told me to continue ritalin (methylphenidate), (methylphenidate) though I still have heart palps. Should I take ritalin (methylphenidate)?
Maybe, maybe not: Your doctor obviously knows the specifics of your health better than I do. For example, how much, in his/her judgement you need the ritalin (methylphenidate)? And wherther an alternative could be used? But you're right to question the use of a drug that is known to exacerbate arrhythmias. ...Read more
Ritalin (methylphenidate): If prescribed, yes.Get a more detailed answer ›
Ritalin (methylphenidate) caused a sharp, warm, pain deep in my body and 2 inches below the bottom of my sternum. It is now tender and feels like a knot. What is this?
I can see pulse on my cheast when I eat. I used ritalin. Doc said its ok but I hate this. I am using metoprolol but I still feel the pulse. Ecg is normal?
Check dose: You may be on too high a dose, see your doc to get adjustment ...Read more
Methylphenidate has damaged me. My heartbeat is now visible below my sternum, I feel a knot, and neither were there before dosing. What could this be?
Anxiety: What you describe is consistent with anxiety. Your heartbeat is likely not visible but rather your breathing quickly. And the knot you feel is typical for an anxiety attack. It is a common side effect of stimulants and will pass and not return if you stop the medicine. The good news is that you are not damaged. ...Read more
Or methylphenidate: Is a stimulant drug used in the treatment of attention deficit disorder (with/without hyperactivity). In add pts, it has the effect of calming down their revving engine so they can concentrate more effectively, complete tasks, not be in constant motion. It's a controlled substance which requires a special prescription in many states. ...Read more
Yes: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a stimulant medication, and can be habituating -- resulting in tolerance. Although most people prescribed this for adhd do not use it in an addictive pattern, it can be used that way. By "addictive, " I mean using to get high, despite clear harm in important areas of life like work, school, and relationships -- and spending inordinate amount of time pursuing the substance, etc. ...Read more
Yes,: Like all medications Ritalin (methylphenidate) can cause side effects in some people. Common ones include nervousness, dizziness, loss of appetite, but there are more serious possible side effects. These include allergic reactions, hallucinations, chest pain and behavioral changes. ...Read more
ADHD: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is one of the short acting stimulants for add/adhd. Initially started at lower dose, gradually titrated upward at which symptoms come under control. Side effects at beginning 2-4 weeks: loss of appetite, weight loss, poor sleep, stomach discomfort if taken in empty stomach; then resolve. If symptoms continues more- 1-2 months, talk to your doc. May need dose adjustment or different med. ...Read more
It doesn't: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is not a medication for anxiety -- in fact, in some it can worsen anxiety. Ritalin (methylphenidate) is typically prescribed for add/adhd in children and adults. Other medications and therapy work better for anxiety. Psychiatrists can help you with that; psychologists can help also, through various kinds of talk therapy. ...Read more
Yes: The result would be a positive amphetamines. I hope this helps and all is well. ...Read more
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ER vs Poison Control: If you believe that you have overdosed on Concerta and/or Ritalin (methylphenidate) then, you should call 911 or head to your local ER. Those are the 2 best options in my opinion. You should also advise your prescribing MD at some point about what happened. If you have any questions AFTER you're stabilized then, feel free to write me at: www. Healthtap. Com/dr-saghafi ...Read more
RITALIN (methylphenidate): Ritalin is methylphenidate stimulant med, used for attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, narcolepsy etc. Come in different forms: Ritalin ir (immediate release) works 3-5 hours, given twice daily; er (extended release), sr (sustained release), la (long acting) works 8-9 hours, given once daily. After specified time, action wares off in healthy person, no specific withdrawl symptoms for adhd. ...Read more
Well tolerated: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is generally quite well-tolerated in most patients. Adverse events can vary someone between children and adults. These can include nervousness, insomnia, , loss of appetite, abdominal pain, weight loss during prolonged therapy, and an increase in heart rate. ...Read more
Methylphenidate: Ritalin (methylphenidate) side-effects include nervousness, insomnia, nausea/vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea, heartburn, headache, muscle tightness, dry mouth, restlessness, tingling of hands/feet, decrease sexual desire, painful menstruation, chest pain, shortness of breath, heart beats faster, blurred vision, agitation, seizures, psychosis, mood changes, tics, rash. ...Read more
Ritalin (methylphenidate) & pregnancy: There is little human data about Ritalin (methylphenidate) in pregnancy. What's available includes 69 case studies, in which 1 cardiac defect was reported. Http://tinyurl. Com/mr59qmy none of the studies was powered well enough to draw clear conclusions, or to say Ritalin (methylphenidate) is safe in pregnancy. Most physicians would recommend not using it in pregnancy, unless there would be clear detriment to the mother off of it. ...Read more
Diagnostic criteria: For ADHD -Primarily Inattentive Type include 6 or > significant symptoms of inattention for 6 or > mos. That began before age 10 & caused harmful dysfunction at home & school, now at home & work. Stimulants can help when inattention impairs Short-Term & Active Working Memory, but not age-related memory loss. See: FDA.gov/ForConsumers/ConsumerUpdates/ucm107783.htm for causes & management. ...Read more