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What is Quasym?

What is Quasym?

Equasym XL is a mild CNS stimulant with more prominent effects on mental than on motor activities. Its mode of action in man is not completely understood but its effects are thought to be due to cortical stimulation and possibly to stimulation of the reticular activating system.

Is Equasym the same as Ritalin?

Concerta, Equasym, Medikinet, Tranquilyn, Xenidate and Ritalin are all brand names for methylphenidate. Methylphenidate can be taken by children aged six years and over, teenagers and adults. Methylphenidate may need to be taken once, twice or three times a day.

Is Xitidate a Ritalin?

For some high-risk substance abuse patients, methylphenidate or other stimulants may not be suitable and non-stimulant treatment should be considered….Hide table of contents.

Previous Methylphenidate hydrochloride Daily Dose Recommended Xenidate XL Dose
5 mg methylphenidate three times daily 18 mg once daily

What class drug is Equasym?

Methylphenidate is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)….About methylphenidate.

Type of medicine A stimulant
Also called Concerta®; Delmosart®; Equasym®; Matoride®; Medikinet®, Ritalin®; Tranquilyn®; Xaggitin®; Xenidate®

What is methylphenidate side effects?

Methylphenidate may cause side effects. Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away:

  • nervousness.
  • irritability.
  • difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
  • dizziness.
  • nausea.
  • vomiting.
  • loss of appetite.
  • weight loss.

Can you drive on Equasym?

Do not drive while taking this medicine until you know how it affects you. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure whether it is safe for you to drive while taking this medicine. Equasym XL contains sucrose (a type of sugar).

Can Equasym cause depression?

Careful supervision is required during drug withdrawal, since this may unmask depression as well as chronic over-activity. Some patients may require long-term follow up. Careful supervision is required during withdrawal from abusive use since severe depression may occur.

What happens if you take methylphenidate without ADHD?

Summary: New research has explored the potential side effects of the stimulant drug Ritalin on those without ADHD showed changes in brain chemistry associated with risk-taking behavior, sleep disruption and other undesirable effects.

What is the difference between lisdexamfetamine and methylphenidate?

Vyvanse contains the drug lisdexamfetamine dimesylate, while Ritalin contains the drug methylphenidate. Both Vyvanse and Ritalin are used to treat ADHD symptoms such as poor focus, reduced impulse control, and hyperactivity. However, they’re also prescribed to treat other conditions.

Can adults take Equasym?

Equasym XL is not for use as a treatment for ADHD in children under 6 years of age or in adults. It is not known if it is safe or of benefit in these people.

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