New Articles About Metadate (methylphenidate) 30mg Capsule
New Articles About Metadate (methylphenidate) 30mg Capsule, is a prescription medicine used to treat the symptoms of Inflammatory Ocular Conditions/Infections. Metadate CD may be used alone or with other medications.
Metadate CD belongs to a class of drugs called Anti biotics/Corticosteroids, Ophthalmic.
What are the possible side effects of Metadate CD?
new behavior problems,
skin color changes (pale, red, or blue appearance) in your fingers or toes, and
penis erection that is painful or lasts 4 hours of longer (rare)
Get medical help right away, if you have any of the symptoms listed above.
The most common side effects of Metadate CD include:
feeling nervous or irritable,
fast heart rate,
fluttering in your chest,
increased blood pressure,
loss of appetite,
stomach pain, and
Tell the doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.
These are not all the possible side effects of Metadate CD. For more information, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
METADATE CD is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant. The extended-release capsules comprise both immediate-release (IR) and extended-release (ER) beads such that 30% of the dose is provided by the IR component and 70% of the dose is provided by the ER component. METADATE CD is available in six capsule strengths containing 10 mg (3 mg IR; 7 mg ER), 20 mg (6 mg IR; 14 mg ER), 30 mg (9 mg IR; 21 mg ER), 40 mg (12 mg IR; 28 mg ER), 50 mg (15 mg IR; 35 mg ER), or 60 mg (18 mg IR; 42 mg ER) of methylphenidate hydrochloride for oral administration.
Chemically, methylphenidate HCl is d,l (racemic)-threo-methyl α-phenyl-2-piperidineacetate hydrochloride. Its empirical formula is C14H19NO2•HCl. Its structural formula is:
Metadate CD® (methylphenidate HCl, USP) Structural Formula Illustration
Methylphenidate HCl USP is a white, odorless, crystalline powder. Its solutions are acid to litmus. It is freely soluble in water and in methanol, soluble in alcohol, and slightly soluble in chloroform and in acetone. Its molecular weight is 269.77.
METADATE CD also contains the following inert ingredients: Sugar spheres, povidone, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose and polyethylene glycol, ethyl cellulose aqueous dispersion, dibutyl sebacate, gelatin, and titanium dioxide.
The individual capsules contain the following color agents:
10 mg capsules: FD&C Blue No. 2, FDA/E172 Yellow Iron Oxide
20 mg capsules: FD&C Blue No. 2 30 mg capsules: FD&C Blue No. 2, FDA/E172 Red Iron Oxide
40 mg capsules: FDA/E172 Yellow Iron Oxide
50 mg capsules: FD&C Blue No. 2, FDA/E172 Red Iron Oxide