What time during the day will the drug wear off
14 Aug 2009
Methylphenidate has a number of different formulations.
How long the effect of the drug lasts depends on which one you are taking.
Immediate release formulation lasts about 8 hours.
Sustained release formulation lasts about 8 hours.
Extended release formulation lasts about 24 hours.
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