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What are the side effects ritalin (methylphenidate) abuse and withdrawals ?

What are the side effects ritalin (methylphenidate) abuse and withdrawals ?

Side Effects: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a good drug, but it does have significant side effects. It can cause high heart rate, appetite suppression, and even psychological side effects (hallucinations, etc) in some patients. It does have addictive/abusive potential. So, it does a good job when used correctly, but you just have to keep in close follow up with your doctor. You can be quite sleepy if you abruptly stop ritalin (methylphenidate). ...Read more

Methylphenidate (Definition)

Is the generic name of ritalin (methylphenidate). It is a ...Read more


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What are the side effects of snorting sertraline?

What are the side effects of snorting sertraline?

Not known: Sertraline has not been studies for snorting. Drugs get absorbed faster through nasal mucosa. I wouldn't recommend it. It doesn't act any further to reduce depression. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of cannabis abuse?

What are the side effects of cannabis abuse?

Several: Vulnerability to psychotic disorders including schizophrenia, problems with memory and concentration, increased appetite and weight gain. ...Read more

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What are side effects of methadone and oxycodone?

What are side effects of methadone and oxycodone?

Narcotic side effect: The most frequently observed side effect include lightheadedness, dizziness, sedation, nausea, vomiting, and sweating. There are also less frequent side effects like gitation, confusion, dysphoria, euphoria, insomnia, hallucinations, seizures, arrhythmias, bradycardia, cardiomyopathy, ECG abnormalities, flushing, heart failure, itchiness, rash, abdominal pain, anorexia, constipation ..... ...Read more

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What are the possible side effects of caffeine addiction?

What are the possible side effects of caffeine addiction?

As any other...: Caffeine addiction brings dependence problems as any other addiction. If it does affect your life- address this issue asap. Decrease the amount slowly over the course of several weeks( depends on the amount you are consuming now), in order to avoid caffeine withdrawal symptoms- headaches, irritability, low energy, poor concentration. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of taking both Adderall and ritalin (methylphenidate)?

What are the side effects of taking both Adderall and ritalin (methylphenidate)?

They are additive: Basically these are very similar drugs and the side effects of the combination are roughly the same as taking a higher dose of either one. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of withdrawal from seroquel (quetiapine)?

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What are the side effects of withdrawal from seroquel (quetiapine)?

Seroquel (quetiapine): Main after effects would be insomnia and recurrence of original symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of budeprion and bupropion?

What are the side effects of budeprion and bupropion?

Bupropion: Potential side effects with bupropion include
anxious mood, insomnia, dizziness, confusion, agitation, nausea or vomiting, decreased appetite, abdominal or chest pain, weight loss dry mouth, sore throat, nasal congestion, constipation or diarrhea, &^ urinary frequency, joint pain, ^ sweating, headache, itching, tremor, ringing in ears. Seizures would be a very serious side effect. REF: ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

What are the side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

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

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What are the side effects of amphetamines?

What are the side effects of amphetamines?

See below: All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome when using amphetamine/dextroamphetamine: constipation; diarrhea; dizziness; dry mouth; headache; loss of appetite; nausea; nervousness; restlessness; stomach pain or upset; trouble sleeping; unpleasant taste; vomiting;. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of anxiety and bipolarism medications?

What are the side effects of anxiety and bipolarism medications?

Med Side Effects: There a re a lot of medications.The side effects vary from common to severe and some rare side effects.Sedation is one of the most common with certain meds.The new gen meds a re a lot better if prescribed carefully and monitored by a psychiatrist an help regulate moods and anxiety so you have the least of the bothering symptoms.Will encorage to discuss with a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of methadone tapering?

What are the side effects of methadone tapering?

Opiate withdrawal: Methadone is a long acting opiate and even when tapered slowly, you can expect some discomfort .Anxiety, insomnia, low mood, feeling cold, loose stools are common. Symptoms of withdrawal are more difficult the lower the dose, and can last weeks ...Read more

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What are effects of amphetamine abuse?

What are effects of amphetamine abuse?

Heart attack,: Stroke, high blood pressure, car accidents, violent behavior, psychosis. Nothing good comes from abusing anything. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

What are the side effects of vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine)?

Most common side : effects are headache, stomach-ache, , agitation & insomnia, especially the 1st few days. It can increase pre-existing anxiety & tics.Increases of blood pressure & heart rate are usually mild, but must be monitored. Decreased appetite the 1st 3-4 mos. usually abates after that; rarely a problem after a yr. Low starting doses are titrated to optimal effect if no intolerable side effects. ...Read more

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What are the withdrawl side effects of topiramate?

What are the withdrawl side effects of topiramate?

Topamax (topiramate) withdrawal: Topiramate (Topamax (topiramate)) is a newer anticonvulsant that blocks voltage-gated sodium ion channels. Topamax (topiramate) should not be discontinued abruptly or withdrawal symptoms, including confusion, loss of hearing or vision, fear, panic, convulsions, difficulty talking, tremors, headaches, just to name a few. Topamax (topiramate) should be gradually tapered down 25 mg every3-4 days. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of concerta 54mg?

What are the side effects of concerta 54mg?

Major side effects: As with all stimulant medications, there are three major side effects: decreased appetite, potential interference with sleep and increased irritability. The Concerta can also increase heart rate and blood pressure. So if that is an issue for you, they should be monitored. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) compared to adderall?

What are the side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate) compared to adderall?

Similar: Both stimulants can cause headache, stomach ache, agitation, insomnia and appetite suppression, in about 20% of patients.The effectiveness of the two in managing symptoms of adhd is also about the same, 70-80%. Each person who takes these medications has an individual response. Work with your doctor to find the right medication and dose for you. ...Read more

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What are the sexual side effects of methadone use?

What are the sexual side effects of methadone use?

Impairment: Methadone, like any narcotic, can cause depression of many psychological and physical responses, including sexual responsiveness. It can therefore cause decreased libido (sex drive), impaired arousal (erectile dysfunction or impaired female arousal) and inhibited orgasm. If you have to use a narcotic medication for a prolonged period and it is affecting your sex life, talk to your dr about options. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

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What are some side effects of ritalin (methylphenidate)?

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

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What are the side effects of citalopram and antipsychotic medication?

What are the side effects of citalopram and antipsychotic medication?

They differ: Citalopram, or generic celexa, (citalopram) is an ssri which can have side effects of decreased sex drive, urinary incontinence, dizziness or headache. It can also cause a prolonged qt. Antipsychotics have differing side effects depending on which type of antipsyhotic one takes. Most can cause parkinsonian type motor side effects at higher doses. Talk to your doctor if you have questions. ...Read more

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Ritalin (Definition)

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