Inspiral 20 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Inspiral Tablet

Inspiral 20 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Inspiral Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Insomnia (difficulty in sleeping)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nervousness

How to use Inspiral 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. Inspiral 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Inspiral Tablet works

Researchers don't know how exactly Inspiral 20 mg Tablet works in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder/ADHD (difficulty in paying attention and hyperactivity in children).

Inspiral Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Methylphenidate with alcohol may increase the blood pressure and heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Inspiral 20 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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Inspiral 20 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
You may feel dizzy, have problems focussing or have blurred vision when taking Inspiral 20 mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Inspiral 20 mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be exercised in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Inspiral 20 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Inspiral Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Inspiral 20 mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Inspiral 20 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Inspiral with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Carz
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Thpin, Trisun, Othipen
MODERATE
Brand(s): Imirise
MODERATE
Brand(s): Flotin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Norsun, Sensaril
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zosert
MODERATE
Brand(s): Leparox, Prx
MODERATE
Brand(s): Imi-CI
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Oxcap
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Inspiral

Yesterday I consulted psychiatrist and doctor told me that I have ADHD problem after behavior test sheet and gave me inspiral 5mg but after taking it I have a headache and my plus rate increases So please tell me whether I should continue the medicine? Professionally I am an engineer And scored 82% in btech now a days I am little worried about my courier so sometime I have Anxiety and cannot sleep
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatrist
It takes a while for the body to adapt to a new medicine. Take half a tablet for few days and increase it to one. If problem persists after a few weeks, consult your psychiatrist.
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FAQs

Q. Is Inspiral a monoamine oxidase inhibitor/ opiate/ amphetamine?
Inspiral 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
Q. Is Ritalin/Concerta same as Inspiral?
Ritalin and Concerta are proprietary (brand) names of Inspiral
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
Q. Does Inspiral keep you awake or help you focus?
Yes, Inspiral increases wakefulness, vigilance and attention span
Q. Does Inspiral make you high?
Inspiral has the ability to alter mood and feelings such that the effects are perceived by some as pleasant or ‘high'. Inspiral 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
Q. Does Inspiral work like Adderall?
Both Inspiral and Adderall (amphetamine) are central nervous system stimulants but used for different indications (uses). Take your doctor's advice before using any medicine
Q. Does Inspiral expire/ go bad?
Like all other medicines, Inspiral expires.The expiry date is mentioned on the pill-box or strip. Inspiral should not be used beyond this date of expiry.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
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