Ritalin SR Coupon - Ritalin SR 20mg tablet

Methylin ER, Metadate ER, Methylphenidate SR

Methylphenidate SR (Ritalin SR, methylin ER, metadate er) is a moderately priced drug used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADHD). It is also used to treat narcolepsy. This drug is less popular than comparable alternatives. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic methylphenidate SR is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower. Compare central nervous system stimulants.
Ritalin SR Coupon - Ritalin SR 20mg tablet

Ritalin SR Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress. This prescription requires that you follow special procedures with your doctor and pharmacy. You will need to have a new written prescription from your doctor or health care professional every time you need a refill.

This medicine may affect your concentration, or hide signs of tiredness. Until you know how this drug affects you, do not drive, ride a bicycle, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness.

Tell your doctor or health care professional if this medicine loses its effects, or if you feel you need to take more than the prescribed amount. Do not change the dosage without talking to your doctor or health care professional.

For males, contact your doctor or health care professional right away if you have an erection that lasts longer than 4 hours or if it becomes painful. This may be a sign of a serious problem and must be treated right away to prevent permanent damage.

Decreased appetite is a common side effect when starting this medicine. Eating small, frequent meals or snacks can help. Talk to your doctor if you continue to have poor eating habits. Height and weight growth of a child taking this medicine will be monitored closely.

Do not take this medicine close to bedtime. It may prevent you from sleeping.

The tablet shell for some brands of this medicine does not dissolve. This is normal. The tablet shell may appear whole in the stool. This is not a cause for concern.

If you are going to need surgery, a MRI, CT scan, or other procedure, tell your doctor that you are taking this medicine. You may need to stop taking this medicine before the procedure.

Tell your doctor or healthcare professional right away if you notice unexplained wounds on your fingers and toes while taking this medicine. You should also tell your healthcare provider if you experience numbness or pain, changes in the skin color, or sensitivity to temperature in your fingers or toes.


Side Effects to watch for

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:

  • allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
  • changes in vision
  • chest pain or chest tightness
  • fast, irregular heartbeat
  • fingers or toes feel numb, cool, painful
  • hallucination, loss of contact with reality
  • high blood pressure
  • males: prolonged or painful erection
  • seizures
  • severe headaches
  • severe stomach pain, vomiting
  • shortness of breath
  • suicidal thoughts or other mood changes
  • trouble swallowing
  • trouble walking, dizziness, loss of balance or coordination
  • uncontrollable head, mouth, neck, arm, or leg movements
  • unusual bleeding or bruising

Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):

What may interact with this drug?

Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:

This medicine may also interact with the following medications:

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