Daytrana Dosage

Generic name: methylphenidate (transdermal)
Brand name: Daytrana
Drug class: CNS stimulants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  PATCH: 10 mg per 9h, 15 mg per 9h, 20 mg per 9h, 30 mg per 9h

ADHD

[apply 1 patch qd x9h, off x15h]
Start: apply 10 mg patch qd x9h, off x15h; may incr. to next size patch q7 days; Max: 30 mg patch qd; Info: apply 2h before desired effect; duration 3-5h after removal; use same titration when converting from PO; do not alter/cut patch

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  PATCH: 10 mg per 9h, 15 mg per 9h, 20 mg per 9h, 30 mg per 9h

ADHD

[6 yo and older]
Dose: apply 1 patch qd x9h, off x15h; Start: apply 10 mg patch qd x9h, off x15h; may incr. to next size patch q7 days; Max: 30 mg patch qd; Info: apply 2h before desired effect; duration 3-5h after removal; use same titration when converting from PO; do not alter/cut patch

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

 

SRC: NLM .