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Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab

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Methylphenidate(20.0 Mg)
Therapeutic classification
DRUGS FOR ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER

Medical Description

Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab belongs to a group of medicines called 'central nervous system stimulants', which is used to improve wakefulness in adult patients with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a...
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Uses of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

  • As per CDSCO, Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab is used to manage the following:
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Narcolepsy

Contraindications of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

  • You should not take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab
  • If you have an allergy
  • If you have narrow-angle glaucoma(structure inside the eye that allows fluid to drain normally from the eye gets restricted, mostly found in diabetic patients)
  • If you suffer from liver disease
  • If you suffer from kidney disease
  • If you suffer from a seizure disorder
  • If you have high blood pressure
  • If you are more than 65 years of age
  • If you suffer from heart diseases
  • If you suffer from agitation
  • If you suffer from any cardiac disease
  • If you suffer from any bipolar disorders(extreme mood swings)
  • If you have any psychiatric or psychotic disorders
  • If you have any hematologic toxicity

Side effects of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

  • Common side effects associated with Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab are as follows:
  • Headache
  • Diarrhoea
  • Uneven heartbeats
  • Change in blood pressure
  • Back pain
  • Feeling anxious
  • Nausea
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Feeling nervous
  • Dizziness
  • Stuffy nose
  • Stomach upset
  • Side effects are not so serious and go away as your body adapts to medicine. If these side effects of Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab persist, speak with your doctor.

Precautions and Warnings of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab during pregnancy?
A:
You should not take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab during your pregnancy as it may cause seizure and withdrawal symptoms in the newborn. In some cases, Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab may be prescribed to pregnant women only if the benefits outweigh the risks involved with Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab in pregnant women. Consult your doctor regarding its use if you are not sure.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab while breastfeeding?
A:
It is not recommended to take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab during breastfeeding as there is insufficient data. Hence you should always consult your doctor before consuming Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab, as a small amount of the medicine passes through the breastmilk to the infant.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab?
A:
It is unknown what effect Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab has on a person's ability to drive or use machines. However, dizziness, disturbance of attention, and blurred vision have been reported in subjects receiving Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab in clinical trials.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab?
A:
Taking Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab while drinking alcohol may result in alcohol-related neurotoxicity and neuro-cardiogenic adverse events, including syncope, which may lead to accidental injury; therefore, patients should avoid alcohol while taking Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are on any other medications.
  • You are more than 65 years of age.
  • You have been using an over the counter medicine/treatment.
  • You are a chronic alcoholic.

Mode of Action of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab works by increasing the amount of a chemical known as dopamine in the brain by reducing the reabsorption of dopamine into nerves. Dopamine is a chemical neurotransmitter in the br...
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Directions for Use of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

  • Consult your doctor for the dosage of Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab.
  • Take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab orally or according to your physician's directions.
  • Take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab without or with food.
  • Swallow Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab orally without chewing or crushing.
  • Do not double the dose of Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab; make sure to take it as suggested by your doctor.
  • Do not take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab continuously until your doctor recommends it.
  • Do not take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab more frequently than the recommended dose every 24 hours.

Interactions of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Anti-depressant medications such as bupropion, fluoxetine, escitalopram, sertraline may cause your body to process Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab differently.
  • Pain killers such as ibuprofen as it may cause medicine interaction resulting in drowsiness and sleeplessness
  • Taking MAO inhibitors such as linezolid, metaxalone with Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab may cause a serious, possibly fatal medicine interaction where you may experience shortness in breath, increased heartbeat...
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Interactions with food items

  • It does not interact with any food.

Storage and disposal of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

Ensure that Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab is kept in a safe place so that toddlers or pets cannot access them. Keep Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab in well-ventilated rooms since heat and humidity can damage your medicin...
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Dosage of Inspiral Sr 20 MG

Overdose

In cases of overdose, CNS excitability may be observed. The observed symptoms were of a neurological and cardiovascular nature as well. The symptoms such as drowsiness, confusion, problems with coordi...
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Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, you should take it as soon as you remember. If it is time for the next dose, you should continue with the regular dosage. Do not double the dose as it may lead to an overdose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Jagruti Jain

M.B.B.S., M.D., D.N.B., General Medicine

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long do I need to use Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab before I see improvement in my condition?

A: In most cases, the average time taken by Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab to reach its peak effect is around one day to 1 week. Please consult your doctor for the period you need to use Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab.

Q: Can Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab be habit-forming?

A: Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab is a habit-forming medicine, so never share Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab with any person with a history of medicine abuse or addiction. Please do not increase the dose of Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab or use it for a long time to get more effects as it may cause withdrawal symptoms. If you wish to stop Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab, consult with a doctor.

Q: Can I take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab if I take MAO inhibitor medicines?

A: It is advised never to take Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab if you have used any medicine related to MAO inhibitor in the last 14 days as it can cause serious medicine interaction. Tell your doctor to before taking Inspiral Sr 20mg Tab.
Product Details
Brand
INSPIRAL SR
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
14/08/2022

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ContainsMethylphenidate(20.0 Mg)
UsesAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Narcolepsy
Side effectsHeadache, Fast heartbeat, Diarrhoea, Back pain, Feeling anxious, Nausea, Trouble sleeping, Feeling nervous, Dizziness, Stuffy nose, Upset stomach
Last Updated on: 04 Apr 2022 | 06:28 PM (IST)
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