Concerta Side Effects

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  1. link Jepeltier
    Concerta mood swings, hair issue, fingers, concerta, eyebrows
    My son is on concerta and has done much better ifocusing in school. I do see mood swings when the concerta wears off and he has been running his fingers through his hair and just told me he is pulling at the hair. Has anyone else experienced the hair - 7% more...
    Jepeltier- over a year ago - 13 Replies - in Concerta
  2. link Aquena
    I'm 41, have been on Concerta for 6 months. I started compulsively scratching my scalp (I have no reason to do this) and picking at it. I told my Psychiatrist, and he said that concerta CAN have OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) effects. Since I ne - 77% more...
    Aquena- over a year ago
  3. link Wings63
    i am a 47 year old woman, have taken 72mg of concerta for about 6 years now. If i'm not picking the scabs that have formed on my scalp, I was picking out the imaginary ingrown hairs on my thighs - to a point that I was very, very ashamed to be seen i - 50% more...
    Wings63- over a year ago
  4. link Dajana
    I'm sorry to hear about your children . I don't know if it makes ppl more OCD like. I'm 14 and I take the medication, I've been on it for maybe 5-6 yrs . Without this medication I'm EXTREMELY hyper, out of control , and I cant concentrate on my work. - 61% more...
    Dajana- over a year ago
  5. link Dajana
    I'm a 14 year old female , I've taking concerta for approximately 5-6 years . I hate taking the medication it makes me feel REALY anti-social, im very rude to people , and I CAN'T eat! When I was on 54mg I was 125 , when I stopped taking the medicati - 53% more...
    Dajana- over a year ago
  6. link Wahneda
    Hi. .my son has ben on Conserta for 4 the last month.i noticed a Bald Spott i asked him what happend he said he pulled his hir out i asked him y he would do that and he told me he dident know..he went to Bible school with his dad for 2 weeks - 45% more...
    Wahneda- over a year ago
  7. link Bsharper236
    Bsharper236- over a year ago
  8. link Poohbear06112002
    My son is also on Concerta and he has actually been pulling out his eyelashes and his hair. I asked his doctor about it and he told me he has never known of anybody doing that because of the meds. I wasn't sure but after reading some of these stories - 33% more...
    Poohbear06112002- over a year ago
  9. link Asoldierssweetheart
    I am CONSTANTLY running my hands through my hair and picking at my scalp and now that you mention this same problem I am starting to think the concerta is the cause of my problem. I started taking the medicine in elementary school (love the medicatio - 21% more...
    Asoldierssweetheart- over a year ago
  10. link Lovingmysoldier8409
    can concerta make me infertil?
    i have been taking concerta sense i was 7 years old and i am still taking it and im already going to be 20. It has never crossed my mind that i would not be able to have children until one day one of my friends came over to my place and saw my medica - 60% more...
    Lovingmysoldier8409- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Concerta
  11. link Smithies
    So far there has been no link to the concerta and infertility and I expect that to never change
    Smithies- over a year ago
  12. link Smithies
    Been on concerta for a while
    Hey everyone iv been on concerta 54mg for a while now (5-6 years) and iv noticed a few things over this time. Although it does help me keep focused and everything, there are a few draw backs, most days I seem to for no reason run my fingers through, - 70% more...
    Smithies- over a year ago - in Concerta
  13. link Alexus
    A great medication for ADHD
    I've been taking Concerta for... About 10 years. Ever since I was diagnosed with ADHD. At that time I was failing everything, and was even put in Special Education classes. Now I'm I'm the top 5% of my class and I have no troubles concentrating in sc - 69% more...
    Alexus- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Concerta
  14. link Worried_mama_27
    Concerta has helped so much with my son in school! He is 11yrs old and says he can concentrate better in class and at home. The only thing i have noticed is that he has SERIOUS anger issues....more like mood swings...happy one min....all out rage the - 21% more...
    Worried_mama_27- over a year ago
  15. link Echiogna
    Concerta blue dye, red dye, motrin, headaches, hard time
    my daughter gained weight while on concerta, also gets headaches, has a hard time falling asleep at night, but focuses in school better and grades are super, try not giving your kids red dye or blue dye which is in everything! Also for headaches I gi - 33% more...
    Echiogna- over a year ago - in Concerta
  16. link Guest204
    Concerta mood swings, dry mouth, loss of breath, concerta, appetite
    U get Dry mouth really bad, and mood swings!!!
    Guest204- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Concerta
  17. link Cindycruz
    My son has recently just started using this medication, still has no appetite during the school hours, he was also taking the concerta 27mg but decided change the medication. But going to give him a while before asking doc. before making another chan - 30% more...
    Cindycruz- over a year ago
  18. link Babyk3866
    Concerta medince, melatonin, crumbs, stimulant, bad day
    My7 year old son has been on Concerta 18mg for almost two months. In that time I haven't had any notes from his teachers, so I guess he is doing well in school. I called the office to see how he was doing, but no one responded, so I decided to skip h - 71% more...
    Babyk3866- over a year ago - in Concerta
  19. link Ladiablae
    Concerta poor kids, back of my neck, muscle pain, little kids, dry mouth
    trowing up after coming down the medicine .. i dont know if it because i dont get hungry and didn't eat all day while on it , but its not really helping me with my concentration and been active ... i can stay all day in bed not doing anything .. i ha - 74% more...
    Ladiablae- over a year ago - in Concerta
  20. link Abitcrunchy
    Concerta fda
    Abitcrunchy- over a year ago - in Concerta
  21. link Dgordon
    Concerta good mood, tantrums, taking drugs, drs
    My 5 year old has only been on this for one day. As soon as I picked him up from school I could tell that he was not in a good mood. He was mad about everything! He threw 3 big tantrums last night that each lasted about 30-45 minutes. I am trying it - 47% more...
    Dgordon- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Concerta
  22. link 777
    This drug can cause MANY side effects . Unfortunately, drs. prescribe it for children !!!. . . there are many natural products/alternatives . . .. instead of taking drugs.
    777- over a year ago
  23. link Sutodd
    Concerta and allergy meds
    What allergy medications can be taken with Concerta without fear of drug interactions?
    Sutodd- over a year ago - in Concerta
  24. link Tee1
    concerta and side effects
    can using or discontinue of conerta cause nose bleeds?
    Tee1- over a year ago - in Concerta
  25. link Kalila
    Concerta medication, sleep, medicine change, concerta, alot
    My 10 yr old is taking Concerta and it is the worst thing that i have every seen happen to a child. i am looking into ways to get him off the medication. it is horrible. he is fine during the day but in the evening he is a totally different person. A - 50% more...
    Kalila- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Concerta
  26. link Lovesmyson
    my 9 yr old son is on 54mg of concerta,and to me it has been a blessing,he is doing better in school and at home,we have tried everything as far as medication goes and concerta is the only thing that works for him.i just dont like the fact he doesnt - 33% more...
    Lovesmyson- over a year ago
  27. link Gypsie199
    Concerta pupils, headache, grammar school, concerta, bad stuff
    14 yr old son just began 18mg of Concerta, not sure if I like the effects I see...seems draggy, moody, dilated pupils, c/o headache any advise?
    Gypsie199- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Concerta
  28. link Wadey
    I take 36mg of concerta and I'm 12 I have been taking it for over 3 years and I suffer from headaches at least 10 times a day, but it has changed me so much I have been kicked out of 5 schools before I started to take it but now I passed my 11+ which - 38% more...
    Wadey- over a year ago
  29. link Lindaragab
    missed dose
    If my child misses a dose of Concerta will I be able to tell and how long will it take to get him back on task?
    Lindaragab- over a year ago - in Concerta