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

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Ritalin 10mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Pill Identification: CIBA  |  3

What is this Medicine?

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

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Ritalin: Oral tablet(10mg)
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Ritalin 10mg Tablet

NDC: 000780440
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved





Storage Information
Protect from light
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Ritalin 10mg Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_7217.JPG
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Pill Identification: CIBA  |  3
Shape: round
Color: green
Daily Life Interactions for Ritalin 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.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Ritalin 10mg Tablet(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Methylphenidate(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Do not drink alcoholic beverages while taking certain extended-release Methylphenidate products such as Ritalin LA and Metadate CD. Also, side effects from all Methylphenidate products may get worse if you drink alcohol. Check with your doctor or pharmacist before drinking alcohol while you are taking Methylphenidate.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Ritalin 10mg Tablet(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Methylphenidate(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Limit Caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate, and some dietary supplements) while taking Methylphenidate. Also avoid non-prescription or prescription medicines containing additional caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Methylphenidate may get worse if your Caffeine intake is too high. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other common 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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