Do not use methylphenidate if you have used an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days.A dangerous drug interaction could occur. MAO inhibitors include isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.
You should not use methylphenidate if you are allergic to it, or if you have:
Stimulants have caused stroke, heart attack, and sudden death in certain people.Tell your doctor if you have:
Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has ever had:
It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
It may not be safe to breast-feed a baby while you are using this medicine. Ask your doctor about any risks.
Methylphenidate is not approved for use by anyone younger than 6 years old.