Concerta generic is a drug which is used for the treatment of the disorder ADHD, attention deficit hyperactivity. This medicine needs to be taken in very slowly over a period of time that is once daily. It is a product of AlZA Corporation, marketed and distributed by McNeil Pediatrics. Concerta generic cannot be manufactured by any other company as it is patent protected and if it available elsewhere it will be substandard, dangerous and fake. It is available in the form of tablets and in strengths of 18, 27, 36 and 54 mg. It can be used to treat children, adults as well as teens.
Side effects of Concerta Generic
A medicine is tolerated by all. If any side- effects develop, they have to be minor. Some of the common side- effects of concerta generic are loss of appetite, dry mouth, insomnia, infections of the respiratory system, headaches, nausea, tics, abdominal pain, weight loss, irritability, vomiting, cough, sinus, runny nose, heartburn, diarrhea, dizziness, accidental injury, sweating, sore throat, fever, tremors, menstrual problems etc. Sometimes concerta generic causes reduced growth in children. For some it can cause unintended loss of weight and this can cause problems for the patient.
Precautions and warnings for using Concerta Generic
Before consuming this medicine, one must consult a good physician and then take it. If one suffers from high blood pressure, heart disease, bipolar disorder, epilepsy, glaucoma, schizophrenia, Tourette syndrome, cystic fibrosis, intestinal obstructions, allergies and swallowing problems, consumption of concerta generic must be done with caution. Any women who is already pregnant, is planning for a pregnancy in the near future and is breast-feeding must talk to the physician before taking it.
An overdose of the medicine requires immediate medical attention. In case of overdose, a patient may suffer from hyperactivity, confusion, tremors, hallucinations, fast breathing, fever, aggressiveness and fever. The treatment for concerta generic overdose can be done in three ways. Intravenous fluid monitoring, examining the heart and lungs closely and other treatments are also done.
Withdrawal symptoms of the drug are not visible in patients who are taking it because they are really suffering. In some patients, it can cause fatigue, unusual behavior and depression. Withdrawing the intake of the drug is never life- threatening but it can cause severe discomfort problems. This problem can make the person to start taking the medicine again to stop these symptoms. Pregnant women need to take special care while withdrawing the use of concerta generic.