QUILLIVANT XR CII
Generic Name and Formulations:
Methylphenidate HCl ext-rel 5mg/mL; pwd for oral susp after reconstitution.
Indications for QUILLIVANT XR:
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Adults and Children:
<6yrs: not established. ≥6yrs: Individualize. Shake bottle for 10 secs before use. Initially 20mg once daily in the AM. May increase by 10–20mg per week if needed; max 60mg daily.
During or within 14 days of MAOIs.
Abuse and dependence.
High potential for abuse and dependence; monitor. Increased risk of sudden death, stroke, and MI; assess for presence of cardiac disease before initiating. Avoid in known structural cardiac abnormalities, cardiomyopathy, serious arrhythmias, coronary artery disease, and other cardiac problems. Pre-existing psychotic disorder. Bipolar disorder. Screen for risk factors in developing manic episode prior to initiating. Consider discontinuing if new psychotic or manic symptoms occur. Peripheral vasculopathy, including Raynaud's phenomenon; monitor for digital changes. Monitor growth (in children), BP, HR. Reduce dose or discontinue if paradoxical aggravation of symptoms occurs. Write ℞ for smallest practical amount. Reevaluate periodically. Pregnancy. Nursing mothers: monitor infants.
See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. Risk of serotonin syndrome with serotonergic drugs.
Appetite decreased, insomnia, nausea, vomiting, dyspepsia, abdominal pain, weight decreased, anxiety, dizziness, irritability, affect lability, tachycardia, hypertension; priapism.
Bottles (w. oral dosing dispenser)—60mL, 120mL, 150mL, 180mL
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