Once-Daily simple dosing

Now Offering “In-Between” Doses

Methylphenidate ER is now available in 45-mg and 63-mg tablets. These “in-between” doses allow for more targeted titration in a single once-daily tablet. Therapy can be tailored to the patient's needs without them having to take more pills each day.

Convience and Flexibility

With a greater range of dosing options available, patients can take just one Methylphenidate ER tablet a day to get the personalized dose they need.

Old Way of Dosing

Two tablets taken once daily. More tablets could mean higher costs.


New Way of Dosing

Just one tablet once a day makes getting the right dose more affordable and convenient.

27-mg + 18-mg = Just one 45-mg extended-release tablet
18-mg + 45-mg = Just one 63-mg extended-release tablet
36-mg + 36-mg = Just one 72-mg* extended-release tablet

Dosing and Administration

Methylphenidate ER tablets should be taken orally once daily in the morning, with or without food.1 Methylphenidate ER tablets must be swallowed whole with the aid of liquids and must not be chewed, divided, or crushed.1

Dosage Recommendations

Dosing recommendations for methylphenidate hydrochloride extended-release tablets in pediatric patients 6 to 17 years and adults.

Methylphenidate hydrochloride extended-release tablets recommended starting dosage Methylphenidate hydrochloride extended-release tablets dosage range
Pediatric Patients
6 to 12 years 18-mg once daily 18-mg to 54-mg once daily
13 to 17 years 18-mg once daily 18-mg to 72-mg* once daily
(not to exceed 2-mg/kg/day)
18 (up to 65 years) 18-mg to 36-mg once daily 18-mg to 72-mg* once daily

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References: 1. Methylphenidate hydrochloride extended-release tablets [package insert]. Trigen Laboratories, LLC; 2022.

*Click here to see full Prescribing Information Including Boxed Warning for Methylphenidate ER 72-mg Tablets

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