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Meth Od 20Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Methylphenidate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 15, 2019

Known as a central nervous system stimulant, Meth Od 20Mg Tablet is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and narcolepsy. It influences and affects the chemicals in the brain that control impulses and hyperactivity. This means that it helps you to concentrate and pay attention more and control various behavior problems.

Let your doctor know if:

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This drug should not to be used at all if you have used an MAO inhibitor such as methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, and selegiline in the last two weeks.

It is vital that you take this drug exactly as it has been prescribed by your doctor. While taking this medicine, you may need to undergo regular physical checks with your doctor.

Contact your doctor immediately if you have muscle twitches, seizures, chest pain, numbness, vision problems and hallucinations.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.

This drug is used to treat the following:

  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Adhd)

This drug has the following side effects:

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

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

    Pregnant women must consult doctor before using this drug.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get affected symptoms like dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Meth Od 20Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Consult your doctor in case of overdose.

This 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.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    This drug interacts with caffeine, ibuprofen, fish oil, lyrica, prozac, etc.
  • Interaction with Disease

    Disease

    Do not use this drug if you suffer from cardiac disease, tics, renal dysfunction, etc.

Ques: What is Meth Od 20Mg Tablet?

Ans: It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and narcolepsy.

Ques: How long do I need to use Meth Od 20Mg Tablet before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: In most of the cases, the average time taken by this medication to reach its peak effect is around 1 day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the time period you need to use this medication.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Meth Od 20Mg Tablet?

Ans: This medication is generally used once or twice a day. It is advised to consult your doctor before the usage, as the frequency also depends on the patient's condition.

Ques: Should I use Meth Od 20Mg Tablet empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication is advised to be consumed orally. The salts involved in this medication react properly if it is taken after having food. If you take it on an empty stomach, it might upset the stomach. Please consult the doctor before using it.

Ques: What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Meth Od 20Mg Tablet?

Ans: It should be stored at room temperature, away from heat and direct light. Keep it away from the reach of children and pets.
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