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Methylphenidate Hydrochloride: Chewable tablet (10mg)

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Methylin 10mg Chw Tab
Shionogi Pharma, Inc.
Pill Identification: LOGO  |  10 CHEW
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Methylin 10mg Chw Tab
Shionogi Pharma, Inc.
Pill Identification: LOGO  |  10 CHEW

What is this Medicine?

METHYLPHENIDATE (meth il FEN i date) is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. It is also used to treat narcolepsy.

In-Depth Information

Methylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Chewable Tablet

NDC: 433860572
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




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

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Depression

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F
Protect from moisture
Methylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Chewable Tablet

Reported Side Effects for Methylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Chewable Tablet

Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<6.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Addiction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.7-4.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Confusion Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Emotional Lability Incidence:
1.4-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Depression Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.7-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.7-10.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
2.0-2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
2.0-30.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
2.0-8.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Eye Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Restlessness Incidence:
2.0-3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
2.0-16.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.0-3.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
2.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.4-22.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
>2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.4-12.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
4.8-8.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
14.0%*
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 Methylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Chewable 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.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Methylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Chewable Tablet(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Methylphenidate Hydrochloride(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Do not drink alcoholic beverages while taking certain forms of Methylphenidate. Side effects from Methylphenidate may get worse if you drink alcohol.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Methylphenidate Hydrochloride 10mg Chewable Tablet(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Methylphenidate Hydrochloride(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Limit caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate and some herbal supplements) while taking Methylphenidate. Also avoid medicines containing additional Caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Methylphenidate 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
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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