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Methylphenidate Hcl

Generic of Aptensio Xr, Concerta, Jornay Pm, Methylin, Quillichew Er, Quillivant Xr, Relexxii, Ritalin, Ritalin La, Metadate Cd

What is Methylphenidate Hcl used for?

This medication is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder - ADHD. It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain. Methylphenidate belongs to a class of drugs known as stimulants. It can help increase your ability to pay attention, stay focused on an activity, and control behavior problems. It may also help you to organize your tasks and improve listening skills. This medication is also used to treat a certain sleep disorder (narcolepsy).

CHEMICAL NAME

Methylphenidate Hcl

DRUG TYPE

Attention Disorders
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Methylphenidate Hcl Frequently Asked Questions

Misuse or abuse of methylphenidate can result in serious (possibly fatal) heart and blood pressure problems.

This medication can be habit-forming and should be used cautiously by people who have mental/mood disorders or a substance use disorder (such as overuse of or addiction to drugs/alcohol). Before using this medication, tell your doctor if you have a personal or family history of a substance use disorder. Do not increase your dose, use it more often, or use it for a longer time or in a different way than prescribed. Doing so may result in a decrease in the effect of this drug, drug dependence, or abnormal thoughts/behavior.

Your doctor may monitor you for a while after the medication is stopped, especially if you have taken this drug for a long time or in high doses. (See also How to Use section.)

IMPORTANT: HOW TO USE THIS INFORMATION: This is a summary and does NOT have all possible information about this product. This information does not assure that this product is safe, effective, or appropriate for you. This information is not individual medical advice and does not substitute for the advice of your health care professional. Always ask your health care professional for complete information about this product and your specific health needs.

Methylphenidate Hcl Dosage and Form Information

Tablet
20 Mg
5 Mg
10 Mg
Solution Oral
5 Mg/5 Ml
10 Mg/5 Ml
Tablet Chewable
5 Mg
10 Mg
2.5 Mg

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Tablet ER 24 Hr
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Solution Oral
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Capsule ER Biphasic 50-50
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Generic Examples

Tablet ER 24 Hr
36 Mg
27 Mg
54 Mg
18 Mg
72 Mg
63 Mg
45 Mg
Capsule ER Sprinkle Biphasic 40-60
15 Mg
20 Mg
40 Mg
50 Mg
30 Mg
60 Mg
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Capsule ER Biphasic 30-70
20 Mg
50 Mg
10 Mg
30 Mg
60 Mg
40 Mg
Tablet ER
20 Mg
10 Mg
Capsule ER Biphasic 50-50
30 Mg
20 Mg
40 Mg
10 Mg
Capsule ER Biphasic 30-70
10 Mg
40 Mg
20 Mg
60 Mg
30 Mg
50 Mg
Capsule ER Biphasic 50-50
10 Mg
40 Mg
20 Mg
60 Mg
30 Mg