Who should not take Methylin ER Tablet, Extended Release?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • thyrotoxicosis
  • overactive thyroid gland
  • anemia
  • low levels of white blood cells
  • manic behavior
  • Manic-Depression
  • psychotic disorder
  • suicidal thoughts
  • alcoholism
  • addiction to a drug
  • chronic muscle twitches or movements
  • Tourette's
  • uncontrolled epilepsy
  • a low seizure threshold
  • an increased pressure in the eye or eyes
  • high blood pressure
  • heart attack within the last 30 days
  • angina
  • or chest pain due to partial blockage of blood flow in the heart arteries
  • coronary artery disease
  • cardiomyopathy
  • a disease of the heart muscle
  • abnormal heart rhythm
  • chronic heart failure
  • abnormal EKG with QT changes from birth
  • a stroke
  • Raynaud's phenomenon
  • a condition where blood vessels constrict too much with coldness or stress
  • peripheral vascular disease
  • priapism
  • a prolonged erection of the penis
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • structural disorder of heart
  • Acrocyanosis
  • anxiety disorder

Allergies:

  • Methylphenidate Analogues

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