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.
- Methylphenidate Information for Consumers
- Methylphenidate Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Methylphenidate (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
I am taking 3-20mg per day. Just recently started on # 3 but having really bad headaches. I would like to cut the 3rd pill out.
1 answer • 26 Jan 2012
1 answer • 6 Feb 2013
My 5 year old grandson was labled ADD he is taking methylphenidate long lasting (8) hours his parents don't give it to him on the weekneds. is ...
2 answers • 22 Apr 2014
I have narcolepsie and take methylphenidate to stay awake in the day. I will have to take some if I don't want to have my face in my supper but ...
1 answer • 5 Nov 2014