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Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension

Dosing Information for Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension

The dose of methylphenidate ER oral suspension your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
  • How you respond to the medication
  • Side effects you experience.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dosage unless your healthcare provider specifically tells you to do so.
(Click Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Methylphenidate ER oral suspension may react with several other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension).

What If I Take an Overdose on This Medicine?

An overdose of methylphenidate ER oral suspension can lead to a variety of symptoms, including anxiety, restlessness, nausea, vomiting, tremors, and seizures. If you take too much of this medication, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Quillivant XR Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

Methylphenidate ER oral suspension should be stored at room temperature, in its original container. Your pharmacist will mix the medication prior to dispensing it. The medication must be used within four months of being mixed.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children. Because this medication is a controlled substance with the potential for abuse, you should keep it in a safe place.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension?

If you do not take your methylphenidate ER oral suspension as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, however, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Keep in mind that taking a dose later in the day may lead to difficulty with sleeping. Do not take a double dose.
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