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Meth OD 20 mg Tablet

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Meth OD 20 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Meth OD 20 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
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Medicine Overview of Meth OD Tablet

Uses of Meth OD Tablet

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

Meth OD Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Meth OD are 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 20 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Meth OD Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Meth OD Tablet

Expert advice for Meth 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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Meth OD Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Meth OD Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Methylphenidate with alcohol may increase the blood pressure and heart rate.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Meth OD 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
Meth OD 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 Meth OD 20 mg Tablet. This may affect your driving ability.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Meth OD 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 Meth OD 20 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Meth OD Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Methylphenidate

Q. Is Meth od a monoamine oxidase inhibitor/ opiate/ amphetamine?
Meth 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
Q. Is Ritalin/Concerta same as Meth od?
Ritalin and Concerta are proprietary (brand) names of Meth 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
Q. Does Meth od keep you awake or help you focus?
Yes, Meth od increases wakefulness, vigilance and attention span
Q. Does Meth od make you high?
Meth od has the ability to alter mood and feelings such that the effects are perceived by some as pleasant or ‘high'. Meth 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
Q. Does Meth od work like Adderall?
Both Meth od 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 expire/ go bad?
Like all other medicines, Meth od expires.The expiry date is mentioned on the pill-box or strip. Meth od should not be used beyond this date of expiry.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Meth OD with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Meth OD with Furazolidone
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Furazolidone: Furon, Furachlor, Fulo, Entowin, Fuzone
Meth OD with Moclobemide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Moclobemide: Trima, Rimarex
Meth OD with Rasagiline
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rasagiline: Rasalect, Relgin, Rasipar
Meth OD with Atomoxetine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Atomoxetine: Attera, Axepta, Starkid, Tomoxetin
Meth OD with Carbamazepine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbamazepine: Carz, Antep, C Lep, Ametol, Setol, Carbatol, Biocarb, Arbetol, Zep, Carbdac
Meth OD with Paroxetine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Paroxetine: Leparox, Prx, Paromec, Madotine, Parolyst, Parox, Baxidep, Psypro, Parot, Proxzen
Meth OD with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Meth OD with Fluoxetine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fluoxetine: Flotin, Fluxen, Fluty, FT, Depilox, Bydep, Afzot, Ulaxy, Flurix, Tune
Meth OD with Imipramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Imipramine: Imirise, Imikon, Karthin, Min, Imprin, Impranit, Imipra, Ira, Elidep, Elamin
Meth OD with Citalopram
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Citalopram: Vocita, Celexa, Olarc, Citopam, Cetadep, Topdep, Celica, Citalomine, Citalent, Citola
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dosulepin / Dothiepin: Thpin, Trisun, Othipen, Dosth, Redoth, Dothimax, Druthip, Dotipin, Elden, Octive
Meth OD with Vilazodone
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Vilazodone: Vilano, Vilamid, Vilazine, Valz, Zovane, Vilaxel, Neuvilaz
Meth OD with Doxepin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Doxepin: Prugone, Doxicar, Doxe P, Doxbrin, Dopinex, Actipin, Winorol, Doxyril, Sidopin, Doxin
Meth OD with Amoxapine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Amoxapine: Oxcap, Oxamine, Kamipox, Amolife
Meth OD with Nortriptyline
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Nortriptyline: Norsun, Sensaril, Unotrip, Nortin, Sensival, Depival, Daventyl, Nortimer
Meth OD with Amitriptyline
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Amitriptyline: Triptam, Tryptomec, Amsha, Triptyder, Amitriptyline, Raitrip, Teedep, Amity, Beetrip, Amimax
Meth OD with Sertraline
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Sertraline: Zosert, Sernit, Taline, Biosert, Pifser, Yline, Mares, Serwal, Setalin, Setrakon
Meth OD with Escitalopram
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Escitalopram: Kopram, Ecit, Escnx, Esitopa, Madito, Citolex, Elcit, Escivi, Esetinol, Esmood
Meth OD with Clomipramine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Clomipramine: Imi-CI, Clopic, Ocifril, Clomilent, Clopin, Ecmin, Arimip, Clomijet, Cloclam, Obsenil
Meth OD with Fluvoxamine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fluvoxamine: Boxamine, Voxinix, Fluvox, Uvox, Voxidep, Voxazen, Voxamin, Psyvoxin, Fluxam, Sorest
Meth OD with Camostat
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
Meth OD with Dapoxetine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dapoxetine: Actinex, DA Sutra, Stay Tal, Dapoxy, Dapnex, Duraject, Appynite, Dejac, Xydap, Dapox
Meth OD with Clonidine
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clonidine: Arkamin, Cloneon, Catapres

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