Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a central nervous system stimulant commonly used for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. It affects chemicals in the brain and nerves that cause the body to become overactive and control impulses. Abuse has similar effects to cocaine and can easily be misused. Long-term use leads to symptoms of addiction and withdrawal symptoms when you quit smoking.
How to use Ritalin 10Mg
Take Ritalin exactly as your doctor has told you. Follow all instructions on the prescription label. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Do not take Ritalin in large or small doses or for longer than recommended. If you switch to a different brand, strength or form of methylphenidate, the dosage requirements may change. Avoid medication errors by using only the shape and strength prescribed by the doctor. Never share this medicine with others (especially people with a history of drug or addiction addiction). Keep the medicine out of the reach of others.
Side Effects of Ritalin 10Mg
The most common side effects are as follows:
- Signs of heart problems – chest pain, difficulty breathing, fainting;
- Signs of mental illness – hallucinations (seeing or hearing something untrue), new behavioral problems, aggressiveness, hostility, paranoia;
- Signs of circulatory disorders – numbness, pain, coldness in the fingers or toes, unexplained sores or changes in skin color (face pale, red or blue);
- Muscle twitches (twitches)
- Change your vision or
- Penile erection pain or lasts 4 hours or longer (rare).
Precautions of Ritalin 10Mg
Before you start taking any medication, tell your doctor about possible diseases or allergies, the medication you are taking, whether you are pregnant or breastfeeding, and other important facts about your health. If you have had depression or bipolar disorder in the past, please discuss with your doctor how this medicine affects your health.
Storage of Ritalin 10Mg
Each drug has its own recommended storage conditions – from room temperature to cooling to freezing. It is therefore recommended that you contact your pharmacist for specific storage instructions. Always remember to keep medicines away from children and pets to prevent accidental ingestion.
Drug Interactions Ritalin 10Mg
There may be an interaction between methylphenidate and one of the following substances:
- Alpha agonists (e.g. clonidine, methyldopa)
- Amphetamines (e.g. dextroamphetamine, rice amphetamine)
- Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs; captopril, ramipril)
- Angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs; e.g. candasartan, irbesartan, losartan)
- Antacids (aluminum hydroxide, calcium carbonate, magnesium hydroxide)
- Anti-Parkinson drugs (e.g. bromocriptine, levodopa, pramipexole, ropinirole)
- Antipsychotics (e.g. chlorpromazine, haloperidol, quetiapine, risperidone)
Overdose Ritalin 10Mg
High dose Ritalin can cause symptoms similar to: B. other abuse of stimulants, including tremors and twitching, paranoia and the feeling that a worm or worm is crawling under the skin. Some signs of an overdose of Ritalin are:
• Hostile behavior.
• Breathing is irregular.