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Updated 12 May 2015

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The ADHD medication Ritalin has a rare side effect where a user can experience prolonged erections.

This can cause damage to the blood vessels of the penis. If an erection lasts longer than four hours, have it checked out by your doctor.

Head on over to our ADHD Centre for more on managing the condition.

 
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