Ritalin Side Effects

Taking Ritalin, some side effects can appear. Usually, it happens at the first time taking this medicine, because your body is adapting to it.

The following side effects may disturb you:

  • Loss of appetite;
  • Heart palpitations;
  • Rise of temperature;
  • Pupillary dilatation;
  • Hyperexcitability;
  • Nausea;
  • Insomnia;
  • Hallucinations;
  • Irritability;
  • Weight loss.

Some cases, when a patient became addictive to Ritalin taking it over a long period, have been observed. Note: do not terminate taking Ritalin sharply. The dose must be lowered gradually and step-by-step, otherwise, some undesirable side effects may appear, such as apathy, long sleep, irritability, and depression.


Although, most of mass media consider Ritalin as a strong and dangerous drug, it is not so. Ritalin helps people to solve their troubles. They get rid of illnesses irritating them for a long time. Ritalin helps people to raise self-appraisal, fulfil themselves and be a real man.