Label Changes for:
Metadate CD (methylphenidate HCl, USP) Extended-Release Capsules
Changes have been made to the CONTRAINDICATIONS, PRECAUTIONS and ADVERSE REACTIONS sections of the safety label.
Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) -- August 2008
|The detailed view includes drug products with safety labeling changes to the BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, or PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT/MEDICATION GUIDE sections. Deletions or editorial revisions made to these sections are not included in this summary.|
|Sections Modified||Summary of Changes to Contraindications and Warnings|
Hypersensitivity To Methylphenidate Or Other Excipients
...Metadate CD contains sucrose. Therefore, patients with rare hereditary problems of fructose intolerance, glucose-galactose malabsorption, or sucrase-isomaltase insufficiency should not take this medicine.
There is a risk of sudden blood pressure increase during surgery. If surgery is planned, Metadate CD should not be taken on the day of the surgery.