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QUILLIVANT XR: Powder for oral suspension, extended release (25mg)

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Quillivant XR 600mg/120mL Susp
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Quillivant XR 750mg/150mL Susp
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Quillivant XR 900mg/180mL Susp
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Quillivant XR 300mg/60mL Susp

What is this Medicine?

METHYLPHENIDATE (meth il FEN i date) is a stimulant medicine. It is used to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for QUILLIVANT XR: Powder for oral suspension, extended release(25mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Quillivant XR 600mg/120mL Powder for Suspension

NDC: 244780200
  • Prescription Required
  • Federally Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Storage Information
Store and dispense in original container
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Quillivant XR 600mg/120mL Powder for Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Quillivant XR 600mg/120mL Powder for Suspension

Lightheadedness Incidence:
<6.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Breakdown Of Muscle Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Addiction Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Neuroleptic Malignant Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Psychosis Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
0.7-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Confusion Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Constipation Incidence:
1.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Balance Problems Incidence:
1.7-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Blurred Vision Incidence:
>1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
1.7-10.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
2.0-41.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
2.0-27.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
2.0-8.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Restlessness Incidence:
2.0-3.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
2.0-22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
2.0-3.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
2.0-2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Irritability Incidence:
2.0-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
2.0-2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eye Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
2.4-22.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.4-12.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weight Loss Incidence:
>2.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0-9.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Quillivant XR 600mg/120mL Powder for Suspension

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Quillivant XR 600mg/120mL Powder for Suspension(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Alcohol and Methylphenidate(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Do not drink alcoholic beverages while taking certain extended-release Methylphenidate products such as Ritalin LA and Metadate CD. Also, side effects from all Methylphenidate products may get worse if you drink alcohol. Check with your doctor or pharmacist before drinking alcohol while you are taking Methylphenidate.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Quillivant XR 600mg/120mL Powder for Suspension(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Methylphenidate(Methylphenidate Hydrochloride)
Limit Caffeine intake (examples: coffee, teas, colas, chocolate, and some dietary supplements) while taking Methylphenidate. Also avoid non-prescription or prescription medicines containing additional caffeine whenever possible. Side effects from Methylphenidate may get worse if your Caffeine intake is too high. Taking a high amount of Caffeine can increase the risk of nausea, nervousness, palpitations, problems with sleep, rapid heartbeat, or other common side effects.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
First Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Second Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Third Trimester

Class 3 - Risk Documented in Animals

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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