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Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets, USP (CII) are indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children 6 years of age and older, adolescents, and adults up to the age of 65.
WARNING: DRUG DEPENDENCEMethylphenidate hydrochloride tablets and methylphenidate hydrochloride extended-release tablets should be given cautiously to patients with a history of drug dependence or alcoholism. Chronic abusive use can lead to marked tolerance and psychological dependence with varying degrees of abnormal behavior. Frank psychotic episodes can occur, especially with parenteral abuse. Careful supervision is required during withdrawal from abusive use since severe depression may occur. Withdrawal following chronic therapeutic use may unmask symptoms of the underlying disorder that may require follow-up.
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
For additional information on Methylphenidate HCl Extended-Release Tablets, USP CII 20 mg, call Customer Service at 1.800.325.8888 or Medical Information at 1.800.778.7898.
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