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Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet

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Composition for Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Addwize OD Tablet


Uses of Addwize OD Tablet

Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Addwize OD Tablet side effects


Side Effects of Addwize OD are Headache, Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping), Abdominal pain, Nervousness.


How to use Addwize OD 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. Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Addwize OD Tablet works

Researchers don't know how exactly Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet works in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder/ADHD (difficulty in paying attention and hyperactivity in children).

In Depth Information on Addwize OD Tablet

Expert advice for Addwize OD 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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Addwize OD Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Addwize OD Tablet
Taking Methylphenidate with alcohol may increase the blood pressure and heart rate.
Addwize OD 18 mg 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.
Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel dizzy, have problems focussing or have blurred vision when taking Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
There is limited information available on the use of Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be exercised in patients with underlying kidney disease.
There is limited information available on the use of Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Addwize OD Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Addwize OD 18 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Frequently asked questions about Addwize OD Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Methylphenidate

Addwize od 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 od
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 od increases wakefulness, vigilance and attention span
Addwize od has the ability to alter mood and feelings such that the effects are perceived by some as pleasant or ‘high'. Addwize od 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 od 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 od expires.The expiry date is mentioned on the pill-box or strip. Addwize od should not be used beyond this date of expiry.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Addwize OD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Addwize OD with Selegiline
Medicines with composition Selegiline: Jumex, Selgin, Elegelin
Addwize OD with Rasagiline
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar, Rasagin
Addwize OD with Furazolidone
Medicines with composition Furazolidone: Entowin, Fuzone
Addwize OD with Moclobemide
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Addwize OD with Atomoxetine
Medicines with composition Atomoxetine: Attera, Axepta, Starkid, Tomoxetin
Addwize OD with Clomipramine
Addwize OD with Nortriptyline
Medicines with composition Nortriptyline: Sensaril, Nortin, Sensival, Depival, Daventyl, Nortimer, Nordep, Ananda
Addwize OD with Fluvoxamine
Addwize OD with Vilazodone
Medicines with composition Vilazodone: Vilano, Vilamid, Vilazine, Valz, Zovane, Vilaxel, Neuvilaz
Addwize OD with Melitracen
Medicines with composition Melitracen: Flupen
Addwize OD with Doxepin
Medicines with composition Doxepin: Winorol, Doxyril, Sidopin, Doxin, Psychopin, Doxepin
Addwize OD with Camostat
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Addwize OD with Dosulepin / Dothiepin
Addwize OD with Citalopram
Addwize OD with Amoxapine
Medicines with composition Amoxapine: Depilox, Oxamine, Kamipox, Amolife, Depsac, Amolox, Demolox
Addwize OD with Phenytoin
Addwize OD with Dapoxetine
Addwize OD with Tianeptine
Medicines with composition Tianeptine: Tynept
Addwize OD with Clonidine
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres
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