Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Tablets, USP
Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Extended-release Tablets, USP
is a mild central nervous
system (CNS) stimulant.
is available as 5, 10, and 20 mg tablets for oral
administration. A 20 mg extended-release
tablet for oral administration
is also available. Methylphenidate hydrochloride
is methyl a-phenyl-2-piperi-dineeacetate hydrochloride.
is a white, odorless, fine crystalline powder. Its solutions are
acid to litmus. It is freely
soluble in water and
in methanol, soluble
in alcohol, and sliglhtly
soluble in chloroform
and in acetone. Its molecular weight
Inactive Ingredients: Methylphenidate hydrochloride
tablets; lactose, magnesium
starch glycolate; 5 mg contains
D&C Yellow #10; 10 mg
contains FD&C Green #3, and 20 mg
contains FD&C Yellow #6.
extended-release tablets: cetyl alcohol, ethylcellulose, lactose
and magnesium stearate.