Methylphenidate-XL

Amber

Brand Name(s):Concerta XL, Medikinet XL, Equasym XL Ritalin XL

Indication:ADHD (children and adolescents)

Rationale:1,2,6,8

Considered:Feb-07

Review Date:Jul-23

Comments:
NICE NG87
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: diagnosis and management
Mar-18
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Update to NICE CG72
Feb 16
NICE CG 158 March 13
NICE CG 72

Drug safety update Volume 2, Issue 8 March 2009. ………………………… Update 2020 – New products: Ritalin (methylphenidate) XL modified-release hard capsules 10, 20, 30, 40 and 60mg -New formulations of Ritalin XL are licensed for treatment of ADHD in children aged ?6 years when remedial measures alone prove insufficient and in adults. Dose titration in children should be started at lowest possible dose and at 20mg in in adults.