Concerta

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ConcertaConcerta, one of the brand names of Methylphenidate, is a central nervous system stimulant commonly prescribed to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as narcolepsy. The most common trade name for Methylphenidate is Ritalin. The drug was first approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1955.
Methylphenidate has been linked to a number of health concerns, including:

  • Gastrointestinal problems, such as abdominal pain and weight loss, nausea and appetite loss
  • Nervous system issues, from irritability and agitation to dyskinesia (tics) and dizziness
  • Cardiac concerns, such as palpitations, tachycardia and changes in heart rate/blood pressure
  • Vision problems, including blurred vision and dry eye
  • Emotional challenges, such as depression or confusion

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