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Inspiral 20mg Tab

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Medical Description

Inspiral is used for the management of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Inspiral contains methylphenidate as an active ingredient. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder often begins...
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ContainsMethylphenidate(20.0 Mg)
UsesTreatment of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) young people (ages 6 and 18)
Side effectsIrregular heartbeats and palpitations, aggression, agitation, and anxiety, headache, fever, sleepiness, reduced appetite, uncontrolled movements
ClassificationDRUGS FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER
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Uses of Inspiral 20 MG

  • Treatment of Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) young people (ages 6 and 18)

Contraindications of Inspiral 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to methylphenidate or other substances used in the product
  • If you have any thyroid issues
  • If you have eye problems (glaucoma)
  • If you have a growth (tumour of the adrenal gland or pheochromocytoma)
  • If you have an eating disorder (anorexia nervosa)
  • If you have very high blood pressure, or have been diagnosed with narrowing of the blood vessels
  • If you have any heart problems such as a heart attack, uneven heartbeat, heart failure, heart disease, born with a heart condition, chest pain
  • If you have had any issues with the blood vessels in your brain such as a stroke, swelling and weakening of the blood vessel (aneurysm), narrowing or blockage of blood vessels, or inflammation of the ...
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  • If you are taking or have taken an antidepressant medications
  • If you have any mental health issues such as ‘psychopathic’ or ‘borderline personality’ problem( identity problems, self-harm, negative relationships), a serious mental disorder in which people interp...
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Side effects of Inspiral 20 MG

  • Irregular heartbeats and palpitations.
  • Aggression, agitation, anxiety.
  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Sleepiness.
  • Reduced appetite
  • Uncontrolled movements.

Precautions and Warnings of Inspiral 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Inspiral during pregnancy?
A:
In case you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant then consult your doctor prior to starting treatment with Inspiral and let your doctor make the decision whether the medicine should be taken by you.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Inspiral while breastfeeding?
A:
Inspiral may be passed into the breast milk. Hence, consult your doctor to decide whether you need to take Inspiral while breastfeeding or not.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Inspiral?
A:
Inspiral may cause dizziness, drowsiness, decreased alertness, difficulty with eyesight causing blurry vision or double vision. In case you are having any of these symptoms then it is recommended to avoid driving till the effects wear off.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with the Inspiral?
A:
Alcohol should not be consumed while using Inspiral including all dietary and medicinal preparations which may contain alcohol. This is because alcohol can possibly worsen the side effects of the medication.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • Have had any abnormal brain scans (EEG)
  • You are a female and are having your periods
  • You have a history of prior substance addiction including alcohol
  • You suffer from uncontrollable movement of any body parts or have a tendency for repetitive words or sound production
  • You are scheduled for a drug testing (anti-doping testing) including testing for sports, Inspiral may give a false positive result

Mode of Action of Inspiral 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Inspiral contains methylphenidate. This works by improving the activity of certain areas of the brain which may be underactive. It can help improve attention span, improve ability to focus, and decrea...
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Directions for Use of Inspiral 20 MG

  • Take Inspiral exactly as prescribed by your doctor
  • Double check all instructions if any doubt
  • Treatment is usually started at a low dose and increased as needed
  • Do not crush or chew the tablet. Consume the tablet as whole with water. Use the score line to break the tablet if you are unable to swallow it whole
  • Take this medication on a regular schedule preferably at the same time every day
  • Taking Inspiral with food may alleviate stomach ache, or nausea or vomiting.

Interactions of Inspiral 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines used to treat depression such as (amitriptyline, clomipramine, selectcitalopram, or fluoxetine).
  • Medications used to treat acute mental health issues (amisulpride, risperidone, lithium, or haloperidol)
  • Antiparkinson medications (DOPA)
  • Anticonvulsant medicines to treat epilepsy (phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone)
  • Blood pressure medications (clonidine)
  • Certain cough and cold medications which may affect blood pressure
  • Blood thinning medications used to prevent formation of blood clots (coumarin or warfarin)

Storage and disposal of Inspiral 20 MG

Store the medication in a cool place at room temperature. Keep out of reach of children. Inspiral should not be used after the expiry date stated on the pack. Medicine should not be disposed of in wat...
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Dosage of Inspiral 20 MG

Overdose

Overdose symptoms could include nausea, vomiting, trembling, severe twitching of body parts, fits, elation, confusion, experiencing unreal things (hallucinations) etc. if possible carry the remaining ...
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Missed a Dose

In case of a missed dose, simply skip it and wait for the next one. Never take a double dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Inspiral be used to treat children?

A: Yes, it can be used to treat children between the ages of 6 and 18. Inspiral is not recommended for treatment of children below the age of 6 as the safe of use and the benefit provided by this medication in this age group is not known.

Q: Can Inspiral cause painful erections in boys?

A: Yes, boys may experience painful and prolonged erections during the course of treatment with Inspiral. It may occur unexpectedly at any time. If it lasts for more than 2 hours then contact your doctor immediately, especially if painful.

Q: Can I undergo surgery while taking Inspiral?

A: Inspiral should not be used on the day of the operation as there could be a sudden increase in blood pressure during the surgery if used concomitantly with a specific type of anaesthetic. Please inform your doctor prior to surgery.
Product Details
Brand
INSPIRAL
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
25/08/2022
Last Updated on: 08 Mar 2022 | 11:47 AM (IST)
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