Ritalin

( Methylphenidate Hcl )

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Methylphenidate Hcl

Drug Info for methylphenidate hcl

Methylphenidate is used as part of a treatment program to control symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD; more difficulty focusing, controlling actions, and remaining still or quiet than other people who are the same age) in adults and children. Methylphenidate (Methylin) is also used to treat narcolepsy (a sleep disorder that causes excessive daytime sleepiness and sudden attacks of sleep). Methylphenidate is in a class of medications called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. It works by changing the amounts of certain natural substances in the brain.

Ritalin is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The generic version is methylphenidate. The average Ritalin cash price is around $112 for a supply of 60, 20 mg tablets. You can save up to 80 percent off of your Ritalin cost by using our free OptionRx savings card at a local participating pharmacy. Our Ritalin coupon card is free, easy to use, and reusable, so you can get a discount each time you fill your prescription.

  • Concerta
  • Cotempla XR-ODT
  • Jornay PM
  • Metadate ER
  • Methylin
  • QuilliChew ER
  • Quillivant XR (300MG/60ML Total Volume)
  • Quillivant XR (600MG/120ML Total Volume)
  • Quillivant XR (750MG/150ML Total Volume)
  • Ritalin
  • Relexxii
  • Quillivant XR (900MG/180ML Total Volume)
  • Long Acting Dissolving Tablet
  • Long Acting Capsule
  • Liquid
  • Tablet
  • Chewable Tablet
  • Long Acting Tablet
  • Long Acting Chewable Tablet

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose. If you miss a dose of Adhansia XR®, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at your usual time.

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Store the extended-release disintegrating tablets in the reusable travel case after removing them from the carton. Drop off any unused medicine at a drug take-back location right away. If you do not have a drug take-back location near you, flush any unused medicine down the toilet. Check your local drug store and clinics for take-back locations. You can also check the DEA web site for locations. Here is the link to the FDA safe disposal of medicines website: www.fda.gov/drugs/resourcesforyou/consumers/buyingusingmedicinesafely/ensuringsafeuseofmedicine/safedisposalofmedicines/ucm186187.htm

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

Chewable tablet: Drink at least 8 ounces of water or other liquid when you take the tablet.

Chewable tablet, immediate-release tablet, or oral liquid: Take the medicine 30 to 45 minutes before meals. Take the last dose of the day before 6 PM if you have problems falling asleep.

Extended-release capsule: Adhansia XR®: Take this medicine in the morning. You may take it with or without food, but take it the same way each time. Swallow it whole with water. If you cannot swallow the capsule whole, you may open it and sprinkle the medicine onto a tablespoon of applesauce or yogurt. Swallow this mixture without chewing, right away or within 10 minutes.Metadate CD®: Take your medicine in the morning before breakfast. Swallow it whole with water or other liquid. If you cannot swallow the capsule whole, you may open it and mix the medicine with a tablespoon of applesauce. Swallow this mixture right away, and then drink some water. Do not chew or crush the mixture.Jornay PM®: Take your medicine in the evening. You may take it with or without food. Swallow it whole with water or other liquid. If you cannot swallow the capsule whole, you may open it and mix the medicine with a tablespoon of applesauce. Swallow this mixture right away, and then drink some water. Do not chew or crush the mixture.

Extended-release tablet: Take the medicine in the morning. Swallow it whole with water or other liquid. Do not crush, break, or chew it.

Extended-release chewable tablet: Take this medicine in the morning. If the tablet is scored, you may cut it in half if you need to. Do not break a tablet that is not scored.

Extended-release disintegrating tablet: Make sure your hands are dry before you handle the disintegrating tablet. Peel back the foil from the blister pack, then remove the tablet. Do not push the tablet through the foil. Place the tablet in your mouth. After it has melted, swallow or take a drink of water. Take the medicine in the morning. Do not crush or chew it.

Extended-release suspension: Take the medicine in the morning. Shake the bottle well for at least 10 seconds before you measure each dose. Measure the dose with the dispenser that comes with the medicine.

Oral liquid: Measure the oral liquid medicine with a marked measuring spoon, oral syringe, or medicine cup.

If you take the extended-release tablet, part of the tablet may pass into your stools. This is normal and is nothing to worry about.

Use only the brand of medicine your doctor prescribed. Other brands may not work the same way. If you are switching from other brands of this medicine, your doctor may tell you to stop using other methylphenidate products and adjust your dose of Quillivant® XR extended-release suspension.

This medicine should come with a Medication Guide. Ask your pharmacist for a copy if you do not have one.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to methylphenidate, or if you have agitation, glaucoma, an overactive thyroid, muscle tics, or a history of Tourette syndrome.

Seizures

Seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have heart or blood vessel disease, heart rhythm problems, high blood pressure, circulation problems, phenylketonuria, thyroid problems, asthma, stomach or bowel problems (including blockage, narrowing), Tourette syndrome, or a history of seizures, heart attack, or stroke. Tell your doctor if you or anyone in your family has a history of depression, suicide, bipolar disorder, mental health problems, or drug or alcohol abuse.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Serious heart or blood vessel problems, including heart attack and stroke (especially in people who already have heart problems)High blood pressureProlonged and painful erectionPeripheral vasculopathy (a blood circulation problem), including Raynaud's phenomenonSlow growth and weight loss in childrenOnset or worsening of motor or verbal tics (including Tourette syndrome)Eye or vision problems, including angle closure glaucoma and intraocular pressure

This medicine can be habit-forming. Do not use more than your prescribed dose. Call your doctor if you think your medicine is not working.

Adhansia XR® contains a yellow dye called tartrazine, which may cause severe allergic reactions. Tell your doctor if you have any allergies (including an aspirin allergy).

This medicine may make you dizzy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

If you need surgery, tell the doctor who treats you that you are using this medicine. Medicines used during surgery can increase your blood pressure when used with this medicine.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Do not use this medicine if you are using or have used an MAO inhibitor (MAOI) within the past 14 days.

Some medicines can affect how methylphenidate works. The specific medicines and foods of concern are different for different brands of methylphenidate. Tell your doctor if you are using any of the following: Guanethidine, phenylbutazone, risperidoneAntacid or other stomach medicine (including esomeprazole, famotidine, omeprazole, pantoprazole, sodium bicarbonate)Blood pressure medicine (including ACE inhibitors, ARBs, beta blockers, CCBs)Blood thinner (including warfarin)Diuretic (water pill)Halogenated anesthetic medicineMedicine to treat depression (including amitriptyline, clomipramine, desipramine, doxepin, imipramine, nortriptyline)Medicine to treat seizures (including phenobarbital, phenytoin, primidone)

Do not drink alcohol while you are using this medicine.

This medicine may make you dizzy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

If you need surgery, tell the doctor who treats you that you are using this medicine. Medicines used during surgery can increase your blood pressure when used with this medicine.

Your doctor will check your progress and the effects of this medicine at regular visits. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Seizures
  • Numbness or weakness on one side of your body, sudden or severe headache, problems with vision, speech, or walking
  • Painful erection or an erection that lasts longer than 4 hours
  • Slow growth or weight loss in children
  • Eye pain, changes in vision
  • Seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there
  • Sores, coldness, numbness, or color changes on your fingers or toes
  • Slow growth or weight loss in children
  • Extreme energy or restlessness, confusion, agitation, unusual moods or behaviors
  • Chest pain that may spread, fast, slow, pounding, or uneven heartbeat, nausea, dizziness
  • Blurred vision, lightheadedness or fainting, muscle cramps, seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there, sweating, trouble breathing
  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Dry mouth, vomiting, stomach pain or upset
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Loss of appetite, weight loss