My son has been on concerta for 3 years , he has just started takeing 36mg and ever since he has a very strong body odor that is takeing over our home. We have tried deoderant and body sprays but nothing works.
16 Oct 2010
2 - 7% who take Concerta have been documented to have increase sweating as its side effects which could be the cause of bad body odor in case of your son, would recommend to seek medical advice from the doc/pharmacist who prescribed the med who may change the or alter the dose, wish him all the best.
- Concerta Information for Consumers
- Concerta Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Concerta (detailed)
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