Ritalin LA Dosage

Generic name: methylphenidate (oral route)
Drug class: CNS stimulants

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  ER CAP (50% IR/50% DR): 10 mg, 20 mg, 30 mg, 40 mg

ADHD

[20-40 mg PO qam]
Start: 20 mg PO qam, may incr. by 10 mg/day q7 days; Max: 60 mg/day; Info: duration 6-9h; may open cap, but do not crush/chew contents

Renal dosing

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

Hepatic dosing

[not defined]

 

SRC: NLM .