Addwize 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Addwize Tablet

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Uses of Addwize Tablet

Addwize 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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Side effects of Addwize Tablet

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Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Abdominal pain, Nervousness.

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How to use Addwize Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Addwize 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Addwize Tablet works

Researchers don't know how exactly Addwize 10mg tablet works in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder/ADHD (difficulty in paying attention and hyperactivity in children).

In Depth Information on Addwize Tablet

Expert advice for Addwize Tablet

  • Do not take methylphenidate if you are allergic to methylphenidate or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
  • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with following history of disease conditions: thyroid problem, heart, liver or kidney problems, high blood pressure; compromised blood supply to brain, hands and legs, or have diseases of blood vessels of such as a stroke (weakness or paralysis of part or whole of body), swelling and weakening of part of a blood vessel (aneurysm), narrow or blocked blood vessels, or inflammation of the blood vessels (vasculitis); increased pressure in your eye (glaucoma); tumor of your adrenal gland (pheochromocytoma) which leads to episodic or sustained increase in blood pressure; narrowing or blockage of your gut or food-pipe; fits (seizures, convulsions, epilepsy) or any abnormal brain scans (EEGs); other mental disease.
  • Do not take methylphenidate if you have ever abused or been dependent on alcohol, prescription medicines or street drugs.
  • Avoid taking methylphenidate during menstruation.
  • You should not take methylphenidate on the day of your surgery if a certain type of anesthetic such as ketamine, halothane, isoflurane, sevoflurane etc. are being used.
  • Do not drive or use machinery if you feel dizzy, have problems focusing or have blurred vision after taking methylphenidate.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Addwize 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Methylphenidate with alcohol may increase the blood pressure and heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Addwize 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Addwize 10mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

You may feel dizzy, have problems focussing or have blurred vision when taking Addwize 10mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Addwize 10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Caution should be exercised in patients with underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Addwize
10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Doth 25mg Tablet, Doth 50mg Tablet, Tryptomer 25mg Tablet, Shine 25mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Methylphenidate, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Addwize 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Methylphenidate

Addwize is central nervous system stimulant drug that is used in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (a behavioral disorder in children marked by poor concentration, hyperactivity, and learning difficulties). It is not monoamine oxidase inhibitor or an opiate. It is similar in function to amphetamine, but milder in nature
Ritalin and Concerta are proprietary (brand) names of Addwize
Q. Can I take Ritalin for weight loss/ anxiety/ depression?
Ritalin (i.e. Methylphenidate) cannot be used to treat weight loss, anxiety or depression. They, on the contrary, are the side effects of the methylphenidate
Yes, Addwize increases wakefulness, vigilance and attention span
Addwize has the ability to alter mood and feelings such that the effects are perceived by some as pleasant or ‘high'. Addwize belongs to a sub schedule X consisting psychotropic and habit forming substances. It is available strictly as per the prescription and should always be used as advised by doctor
Both Addwize and Adderall (amphetamine) are central nervous system stimulants but used for different indications (uses). Take your doctor's advice before using any medicine
Like all other medicines, Addwize expires.The expiry date is mentioned on the pill-box or strip. Addwize should not be used beyond this date of expiry.
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