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You should not apply this medicine if you or your child have had an allergic reaction to methylphenidate. You should not use this medicine if you have glaucoma, or if you are anxious, tense, or agitated most of the time. You should not use this medicine if you have muscle tics or a history of Tourette's syndrome, a condition that causes you to have muscle twitches or to make sounds you are not able to control. Do not use this medicine if you have taken a medicine for depression called an MAO inhibitor (MAOI), such as Eldepryl®, Marplan®, Nardil®, or Parnate®, in the past 14 days. This medicine should not be given to a child who is less than 6 years of age unless your doctor tells you otherwise.