Are headaches a normal side effect of concerta? And if so what can I take? Ibuprofen? Etc.?

Not Unusual. Headahces are not uncommon with medicines such as concerta. This side effect often goes away over a period of time, but occasionally it will persist. Standard headache treatments such is Ibuprofen or tylenol (acetaminophen) are ok to use and can be helpful. However, if the headaches continue, and if they cause frustration, you will want to discuss this with your physician.