METH OD 20MG TABLET

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Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for METH OD 20MG TABLET

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Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Pregnancy
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Medicine Overview of METH OD TABLET

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Uses of METH OD TABLET

Meth od 20mg tablet is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd).
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Side effects of METH OD TABLET

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

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Meth od 20mg tablet at a fixed time.

How METH OD TABLET works

Researchers don't know how exactly Meth od 20mg 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.
Warnings
Special precautions for METH OD 20MG 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
Meth od 20mg 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
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get a
ffected symptoms like dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue.
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
RIMAREX 300MG CAPSULE, TRYPTOMER 25MG TABLET, SERTA 100MG TABLET, EPSOLIN 50MG/2ML INJECTION

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 METH OD 20MG TABLET

Frequently asked questions for Methylphenidate

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