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Rapid heart beats, light- headedness, tightness in chest, numbness in arms and nausea post accidental intake of Concerta. On Rampiril, had plenty of water. Will the effect subside?

My husband who takes Ramipril took one of my Concerta s this morning at 8am (FYI: He does not have ADHD .) All day long he has felt his heart racing, light-headedness, tight chest, numbness in arms and nausea . He has been drinking water all day. Took a B12, Folic Acid and Potasium. It s now 9pm and this is still going on. Should I be taking him to the ER? His pulse rate was 126. Thank you!
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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  Anonymous's Response
Yes definitely you should rush to ER for treatment. Reasons:
1. Concerta is indicated in ADHD but you have being not diagnosed as ADHD.
2. It is contraindicated in Heart disease which you might have.
3. It is again not indicated in patient having moderate to severe Hypertension. Again you are suffering form HTN.
4. This drug is knows as stimulants.
So you have lot of reasons for not taking this medication but no reason for having it.
Don't waste the time and go for the specific treatment.
Dr. Dinesh
Answered: Sun, 24 Jun 2012
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