Quillichew ER Dosage

Generic name: methylphenidate (oral)
Brand names: Adhansia XR, Aptensio XR, ConcertaCotempla XR-ODTJornay PM,
Drug class: CNS stimulants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  ER CHEWABLE (30% IR/70% ER): 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg

ADHD

[20-60 mg PO qam]
Start: 20 mg PO qam, may adjust by 10-20 mg/day q7 days; Max: 60 mg/day

Renal dosing

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

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 Recommended Peds Dosing

Dosage forms:  ER CHEWABLE (30% IR/70% ER): 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg

Special Note

[formulation clarification]
Info: methylphenidate ER products not interchangeable; do not substitute on a mg to mg basis

ADHD

[6 yo and older]
Dose: 20-60 mg PO qam; Start: 20 mg PO qam, may adjust by 10-20 mg/day q7 days; Max: 60 mg/day

Renal dosing

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

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .