Metadate ER

Active Ingredient(s): Methylphenidate
FDA Approved: * June 1, 1988
Pharm Company: * UCB INC
Category: ADD / ADHD

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Metadate ER Overview

Methylphenidate, sold under various trade names, Ritalin being one of the most commonly known, is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the phenethylamine[3] and piperidine classes that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. The original patent was owned by CIBA, now Novartis Corporation. It was first licensed by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1955 for treating what was then known as hyperactivity. Medica...

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round small white pill with md 562 on it ## I located the pill in description to be Metadate ER, a 20 mg Methylphenidate tablet. Methylphenidate is the most commonly prescribed psychostimulant and is indicated in the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and narcolepsy. To view information about this drug, please click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do.

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md 562 white round tablet

md 562 white round tablet ## I located the pill in description to be Metadate ER 20 mg (methylphenidate). Methylphenidate is a widely prescribed psycho-stimulant that works by increasing the activity of the central nervous system. It produces such effects as increasing or maintaining alertness, combating fatigue, and improving attention. To learn more about Methylphenidate's side effects and therapeutic uses, please follow the link below... If you have any more questions or comments to add, then please post back so I can further assist you.

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methylphenidate
  • Capsule, Delayed Release : 25mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10 Mg., 15 Mg., 20 Mg., 30 Mg., 40 Mg., 50 Mg., And 60 Mg., 100mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 50mg, 60mg, 80mg
  • Film, Extended Release: 10mg/9hr (1.1mg/hr), 15mg/9hr (1.6mg/hr), 20mg/9hr (2.2mg/hr), 30mg/9hr (3.3mg/hr)
  • For Suspension, Extended Release: 5mg/ml
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 10mg/5ml, 5mg/5ml
  • Suspension: 5mg per ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 100mg, 10mg, 18mg, 20mg, 27mg, 30mg, 36mg, 40mg, 54mg, 60mg, 80mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release, Chewable: 20mg, 30mg, 40mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating, Extended Release: 10mg, 17.3mg, 20mg, 25.9mg, 30mg, 8.6mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Metadate ER: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0527-2562 Metadate ER 20 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Lannett Company, Inc.
  • 53014-594 8 Hr Metadate 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Ucb Manufacturing, Inc.
  • 65580-594 Metadate ER 20 mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release by Upstate Pharma, LLC

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