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Inspiral 10mg Tablets

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Inspiral 10 MG Description

Inspiral is a prescription medication. It is used to manage Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The active component of Inspiral is Methylphenidate. ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivi...
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ContainsMethylphenidate(10.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of ADHD
Side effectsNervousness, Insomnia, Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Decreased appetite, Weight loss
ClassificationDRUGS FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
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Uses of Inspiral 10 MG

  • Management of ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) in children > 6 years, adolescents, and adults

Contraindications of Inspiral 10 MG

  • If you are hypersensitive or have allergies to this medication's components.
  • If you have heart disease.
  • TIf you have cerebrovascular disorders or underlying risk factors.
  • If you have motor tics (unwanted, repetitive movements).
  • If you or a family member has a history of Tourette’s syndrome.
  • If you have glaucoma.
  • If you have a history of mental illness like depression, suicidal ideation, mania, bipolar disease, psychosis, or eating disorders.
  • If you have hyperthyroidism/ thyrotoxicosis (elevated thyroid levels).
  • If you have children <6 years of age.
  • If you have a known seizure disorder.
  • If you have a history of substance abuse/ addictions.

Side effects of Inspiral 10 MG

  • Nervousness
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Decreased appetite
  • Weight loss

Precautions and Warnings of Inspiral 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Inspiral during pregnancy?
A:
Inspiral is a category C medication and is not recommended during pregnancy. Discuss with your doctor for more information. Inform your doctor regarding pregnancy or your intention to conceive.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Inspiral while breastfeeding?
A:
Inspiral is considered unsafe during breastfeeding as it is excreted in breast milk and may cause harm to the feeding infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Inspiral?
A:
This medication can cause side effects such as sleepiness, dizziness etc. Hence driving and use of heavy machinery are not recommended.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Inspiral?
A:
Inspiral can cause side effects such as sleepiness, dizziness etc. Hence driving and using of heavy machinery are not recommended.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You take any other medications.
  • You have suicidal thoughts.

Mode of Action of Inspiral 10 MG

How Does It Work?

Methylphenidate is a Central Nervous System (CNS) stimulant. A CNS stimulant works by acting on certain chemical messengers (neurotransmitters) to increase their activity in the brain. Methylphenidate...
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Directions for Use of Inspiral 10 MG

  • Take this medicine as prescribed by your treating doctor.
  • It is recommended to take this medication at the same time every day for optimum effects to manifest.
  • Swallow this medication as a whole. Do not crush, chew or break this tablet.
  • It is recommended to finish the full course of this medication as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor before stopping this medication.

Interactions of Inspiral 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • This medicine should not be used concomitantly or within 2 weeks of using Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) like Selegiline, Rasagiline, etc. It may cause a potentially fatal condition called Serot...
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  • Methylphenidate can block the metabolism of certain medications, like anti-depressants, anti-convulsants, and coumarin anticoagulants (blood thinners).
  • Methylphenidate decreases the effectiveness of medications used to decrease blood pressure.
  • This medication should be stopped prior to elective surgery or dental procedures, as it can interact with anaesthetic agents and cause adverse effects.
  • This medicine should not be used with other medications that affect dopamine, as it can cause increased dopamine-related side effects.
  • Methylphenidate should not be used with medicines that increase blood pressure as it can result in hypertensive crises.
  • Inform your doctor regarding your current medications at the time of prescription of Inspiral.

Storage and disposal of Inspiral 10 MG

Store in a cool and dry place. Do not expose this tablet to direct light or moisture. Do not use the medicine after the date of expiration. Keep the tablets away from the reach of children and pets. D...
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Dosage of Inspiral 10 MG

Overdose

Overdose with Methylphenidate can cause vomiting, agitation, tremors, convulsions, coma, hallucinations, delirium, high body temperatures, cardiac arrhythmias, palpitations, rhabdomyolysis (a life-thr...
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Missed a Dose

If you miss a dose of this tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to the regular schedule. Do not double the dose of the tabl...
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Content Details

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Bhavika Shah

MBBS, MD (Dermatology), DNB (Dermatology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I have been using Inspiral for a while and feel better. Can I stop taking it?

A: Inspiral should be used for the entire period as recommended by your treating physician for maximum efficacy. Consult your doctor for more information. Sudden stoppage can result in withdrawal side effects.

Q: Can Inspiral be used in children?

A: Inspiral is FDA approved for the treatment of ADHD in children over the age of 6 years. However, it is only prescribed after a thorough evaluation of the severity and chronicity of the symptoms of ADHD in the child in relation to their age. Talk to your doctor for more information.

Q: My son is using Inspiral. He is 10 years old and often complains of feeling palpitations. Is it dangerous?

A: Palpitations and changes in heart rate are common side effects of Inspiral. However, in case of any discomfort, it is advisable to consult your doctor for further management.
Product Details
Brand
INSPIRAL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/09/2022
Last Updated on: 11 Apr 2022 | 08:58 AM (IST)

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