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Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is not available in generic form (see Generic Quillivant XR).

Who Makes Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension?

Methylphenidate ER oral suspension is made by Tris Pharma, Inc., and distributed by NextWave Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a subsidiary of Pfizer, Inc.

Available Strengths

Methylphenidate ER oral suspension comes in one form and strength: Methylphenidate ER oral suspension 25 mg per 5 mL. It is available in the following bottle sizes:
  • 60 mL
  • 120 mL
  • 150 mL
  • 180 mL.

Alternatives to Methylphenidate ER Oral Suspension

Methylphenidate ER oral suspension contains extended-release methylphenidate. However, it is not the only available medication with this active ingredient. Methylphenidate extended-release is also available in tablet and capsule form. Other methylphenidate extended-release products include:
Some of the methylphenidate extended-release products are only approved to treat ADHD in children, while others (like methylphenidate ER oral suspension) are approved for use in children and adults. Also, some methylphenidate extended-release medicines are approved to treat narcolepsy in addition to attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
(Click Methylphenidate Extended Release to learn more about these available medicines, including important differences between them.)
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