Dexmethylphenidate Oral Tablet 10Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Dexmethylphenidate: Oral tablet (10mg)

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Dexmethylphenidate 10mg Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  5277

What is this Medicine?

DEXMETHYLPHENIDATE (dex meth ill FEN i date) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Federal law prohibits the transfer of this medicine to any person other than the person for whom it was prescribed. Do not share this medicine with anyone else.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Dexmethylphenidate: Oral tablet(10mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet

NDC: 000935277
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet
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Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 93  |  5277
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet

Emotional Lability Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
<12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Addiction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Body Temperature Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Failure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Hepatic Encephalopathy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Delirium Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Coma Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Mania Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
2.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
5.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
5.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
5.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
7.0-20.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
25.0-39.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Tablet(Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride(Dexmethylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Dexmethylphenidate. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Dexmethylphenidate may get worse if you take excessive Caffeine. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, tremor, or other side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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