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. Ritazral Hynidate 10 mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
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.
Taking Methylphenidate with alcohol may increase the blood pressure and heart rate.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ritazral Hynidate 10 mg Tablet ER 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.
Ritazral Hynidate 10 mg Tablet ER 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 Ritazral Hynidate 10 mg Tablet ER. This may affect your driving ability.
There is limited information available on the use of Ritazral Hynidate 10 mg Tablet ER 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 Ritazral Hynidate 10 mg Tablet ER in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Is Ritazral hynidate a monoamine oxidase inhibitor/ opiate/ amphetamine?
Ritazral hynidate 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 Ritazral hynidate?
Ritalin and Concerta are proprietary (brand) names of Ritazral hynidate
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 Ritazral hynidate keep you awake or help you focus?
Yes, Ritazral hynidate increases wakefulness, vigilance and attention span
Q. Does Ritazral hynidate make you high?
Ritazral hynidate has the ability to alter mood and feelings such that the effects are perceived by some as pleasant or ‘high'. Ritazral hynidate 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 Ritazral hynidate work like Adderall?
Both Ritazral hynidate 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 Ritazral hynidate expire/ go bad?
Like all other medicines, Ritazral hynidate expires.The expiry date is mentioned on the pill-box or strip. Ritazral hynidate should not be used beyond this date of expiry.