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Addwize 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Methylphenidate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required

Known as a central nervous system stimulant, the drug is used to treat attention deficit disorder (ADD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and narcolepsy. It influences and affects the chemicals in the brain that control impulses and hyperactivity.

Inform your doctor know if you have a history of epilepsy, drug and alcohol addiction, Tourette’s syndrome, and depression. Contact your doctor immediately if you have muscle twitches, seizures, chest pain, numbness, vision problems and hallucinations.

The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd)

This medicine causes side effects such as:

  • Headache

  • Insomnia (Difficulty In Sleeping)

  • Abdominal Pain

  • Nervousness

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Taking the drug with alcohol may increase the blood pressure and heart rate.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    The tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Please consult your doctor before using this drug during breastfeeding.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients should not drive or operate machinery.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult a doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Addwize 10Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    A doctor should be consulted immediately if such a situation is suspected.

The drug inhibits dopamine re-absorption in central adrenergic neurons by inhibiting transport of dopamine or carrier proteins. It causes enhanced sympathomimetic function in the Central Nervous System.

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About Addwize 10Mg Tablet
What are the uses of Addwize 10Mg Tablet
What are the contraindications of Addwize 10Mg Tablet ?
What are the side effects of Addwize 10Mg Tablet ?
Key highlights of Addwize 10Mg Tablet
What are the substitutes for Addwize 10Mg Tablet ?
What are the dosage instructions?
How does this medication work?