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Meth OD 10mg Tablet

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Meth OD 10mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (a behavioral disorder in children marked by poor concentration, hyperactivity, and learning difficulties). It helps to improve attention span, concentration and reduces impulsive behavior.

Meth OD 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food. It is advised to take this medicine at a fixed time each day to maintain a consistent level in the blood. If you miss any doses, take it as soon as you remember. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly as it may worsen your symptoms.

Some common side effects of this medicine include headache, insomnia (difficulty sleeping), abdominal pain and nervousness. However, these side effects are temporary and usually resolve on their own in some time. Please consult your doctor if these do not subside or bother you. This medicine causes dizziness and sleepiness, so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus until you know how this medicine affects you.

Before taking Meth OD 10mg Tablet, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your kidneys, heart, liver, or have a history of seizures (epilepsy or fits). Inform your doctor if you develop any unusual changes in mood or behavior, new or worsening depression, or if you have any suicidal thoughts.

Benefits of Meth OD Tablet

In Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder that makes a person impulsive, restless, creates difficulty in concentrating or paying attention and leads to behavioural issues. Meth OD 10mg Tablet helps you improve these symptoms, making you more alert, energetic, and focussed. It is the most effective medicine for treating ADHD. It improves your behaviour and enhances the quality of life.

Side effects of Meth OD Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Meth OD

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

How to use Meth 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. Meth OD 10mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Meth OD Tablet works

Meth OD 10mg Tablet is a CNS stimulant. It works by improving the activity of certain parts of the brain by increasing the levels of certain chemicals (norepinephrine and dopamine). Meth OD 10mg Tablet is a CNS stimulant. It works by improving the activity of certain parts of the brain by increasing the levels of certain chemicals (norepinephrine and dopamine).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Meth OD 10mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Meth OD 10mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Meth OD 10mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Meth OD 10mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
You may feel dizzy, have problems focussing or have blurred vision when taking Meth OD 10mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Meth OD 10mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Caution should be exercised in patients with underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Meth OD 10mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Meth OD Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Meth OD 10mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Meth OD 10mg Tablet
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Quick Tips

  • It has high habit-forming potential. Do not take more than prescribed.
  • Take it early in the morning to prevent insomnia later that night.
  • Meth OD 10mg Tablet may raise your blood pressure and pulse. Monitor your blood pressure regularly.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Meth OD 10mg Tablet can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • It can cause a loss of appetite, which can slow growth rate, especially in children. Monitor your child’s height and weight regularly while taking this medicine.
  • Talk to your doctor if you notice sudden mood changes or develop suicidal thoughts.
  • Do not stop taking medicine without talking to your doctor first.
     

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Aralkylamine Derivative
Habit Forming
Yes
Therapeutic Class
NEURO CNS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Meth OD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Furon, Furachlor, Fulo
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Trima, Rimarex, Morex
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Selgelin
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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ADHD (inattentive type) with social anxiety disorder
Dr. Jyoti Kapoor Madan
Psychiatry
According to American Pychiatric Association, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder(ADHD) affects about 5 percent of children and about half of them carry those symptoms into adulthood.The basic symptoms include inattentiveness, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. ADHD in children manifests as lack of attention, being accident prone and disturbance in academic performance. In adults, fidgetiness is often sign of hyperactivity. Other common manifestations are disorganized, forgetful and clumsy adult who appears to have difficulty in handling responsibilities. Once diagnosed, management includes Medicines and psychotherapy. It is an ongoing process and not a few month course to get rid of problem. Coping is a major part of symptom management.
Frequent head ache when consulted a neurologist over here he said it was a mild migraine. But dint give special notice. Still the head aches are there Wat I need to do
Dr. Vikas Sharma
Neurology
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FAQs

Q. Is Meth OD 10mg Tablet a monoamine oxidase inhibitor/ opiate/ amphetamine?

Meth OD 10mg Tablet 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 Meth OD 10mg Tablet?

Ritalin and Concerta are proprietary (brand) names of Meth OD 10mg Tablet

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 Meth OD 10mg Tablet keep you awake or help you focus?

Yes, Meth OD 10mg Tablet increases wakefulness, vigilance and attention span

Q. Does Meth OD 10mg Tablet make you high?

Meth OD 10mg Tablet has the ability to alter mood and feelings such that the effects are perceived by some as pleasant or ‘high'. Meth OD 10mg Tablet 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 Meth OD 10mg Tablet work like Adderall?

Both Meth OD 10mg Tablet 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 Meth OD 10mg Tablet expire/ go bad?

Like all other medicines, Meth OD 10mg Tablet expires.The expiry date is mentioned on the pill-box or strip. Meth OD 10mg Tablet should not be used beyond this date of expiry.

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