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Methylphenidate Prices, Coupons and Patient Assistance Programs

Methylphenidate is a member of the CNS stimulants drug class and is commonly used for ADHD, Depression, Fatigue, and others.

Brand names for methylphenidate include Ritalin, Concerta, Metadate CD, and Ritalin LA.

Methylphenidate Prices

This methylphenidate price guide is based on using the Drugs.com discount card which is accepted at most U.S. pharmacies. The cost for methylphenidate oral capsule, extended release (10 mg/24 hr) is around $126 for a supply of 30, depending on the pharmacy you visit. Prices are for cash paying customers only and are not valid with insurance plans.

Oral Capsule, Extended Release

10 mg/24 hr methylphenidate oral capsule, extended release
from $126.16 for 30 each
Quantity Per unit Price
30 (3 x 10 each) $4.21 $126.16
100 $4.01 – $5.98 $400.71 – $597.84

See brand name versions of this drug:
Ritalin LA
Aptensio XR
Metadate CD

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

20 mg/24 hr methylphenidate oral capsule, extended release
from $229.55 for 30 each
Quantity Per unit Price
30 (3 x 10 each) $7.65 $229.55
100 $3.54 – $5.98 $354.25 – $597.84

See brand name versions of this drug:
Ritalin LA
Aptensio XR
Metadate CD

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

30 mg/24 hours methylphenidate oral capsule, extended release
from $126.16 for 30 each
Quantity Per unit Price
30 (5 x 6 each) $4.21 $126.16
100 $3.62 – $5.98 $362.12 – $597.84

See brand name versions of this drug:
Ritalin LA
Aptensio XR
Metadate CD

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

40 mg/24 hr methylphenidate oral capsule, extended release
from $371.94 for 100 capsule, extended release
Quantity Per unit Price
100 $3.72 – $8.17 $371.94 – $816.86

See brand name versions of this drug:
Ritalin LA
Aptensio XR
Metadate CD

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

50 mg/24 hours methylphenidate oral capsule, extended release
from $669.49 for 100 capsule, extended release
Quantity Per unit Price
100 $6.69 – $10.02 $669.49 – $1,001.74

See brand name versions of this drug:
Aptensio XR
Metadate CD

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

60 mg/24 hours methylphenidate oral capsule, extended release
from $268.34 for 30 capsule, extended release
Quantity Per unit Price
30 $8.94 $268.34
100 $6.69 – $10.02 $669.49 – $1,001.74

See brand name versions of this drug:
Ritalin LA
Aptensio XR
Metadate CD

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

Oral Solution

5 mg/5 mL methylphenidate oral solution
from $321.29 for 500 milliliters
Quantity Per unit Price
500 milliliters $0.64 – $0.65 $321.29 – $324.79

See brand name versions of this drug:
Methylin

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

10 mg/5 mL methylphenidate oral solution
from $454.43 for 500 milliliters
Quantity Per unit Price
500 milliliters $0.91 – $0.92 $454.43 – $459.36

See brand name versions of this drug:
Methylin

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

Oral Tablet

5 mg methylphenidate oral tablet
from $25.20 for 30 each
Quantity Per unit Price
30 (3 x 10 each) $0.84 $25.20
100 $0.53 – $0.60 $53.08 – $60.37
1000 $0.52 $520.09

See brand name versions of this drug:
Ritalin

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

10 mg methylphenidate oral tablet
from $20.26 for 20 tablet
Quantity Per unit Price
20 $1.01 $20.26
30 $0.87 $26.12
60 $0.73 $43.67
90 $0.62 $56.00
100 $0.67 $67.08
300 (30 x 10 each) $0.61 $184.11
1000 $0.59 $593.73

See brand name versions of this drug:
Ritalin

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

20 mg methylphenidate oral tablet
from $31.37 for 30 tablet
Quantity Per unit Price
30 $1.05 – $1.26 $31.37 – $37.91
100 $0.85 – $1.06 $84.59 – $106.39
1000 $0.99 $986.88

See brand name versions of this drug:
Ritalin

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

Oral Tablet, Chewable

2.5 mg methylphenidate oral tablet, chewable
from $229.52 for 100 tablet, chewable
Quantity Per unit Price
100 $2.30 $229.52

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

5 mg methylphenidate oral tablet, chewable
from $324.19 for 100 tablet, chewable
Quantity Per unit Price
100 $3.24 $324.19

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

10 mg methylphenidate oral tablet, chewable
from $458.52 for 100 tablet, chewable
Quantity Per unit Price
100 $4.59 $458.52

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

Oral Tablet, Extended Release

10 mg/8 hr methylphenidate oral tablet, extended release
from $323.56 for 60 tablet, extended release
Quantity Per unit Price
60 $5.39 $323.56
100 $5.34 $533.56

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

18 mg/24 hr methylphenidate oral tablet, extended release
from $444.09 for 100 tablet, extended release
Quantity Per unit Price
90 $5.66 $509.69
100 $4.44 – $5.65 $444.09 – $565.37

See brand name versions of this drug:
Concerta

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

20 mg/8 hr methylphenidate oral tablet, extended release
from $55.40 for 30 tablet, extended release
Quantity Per unit Price
30 $1.85 $55.40
60 $3.70 $222.26
100 $1.84 – $3.65 $183.55 – $364.73

See brand name versions of this drug:
Metadate ER

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

27 mg/24 hr methylphenidate oral tablet, extended release
from $179.33 for 30 each
Quantity Per unit Price
30 (3 x 10 each) $5.98 $179.33
90 $6.01 $541.28
100 $4.55 – $6.00 $455.01 – $600.47

See brand name versions of this drug:
Concerta

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

36 mg/24 hr methylphenidate oral tablet, extended release
from $162.25 for 30 tablet, extended release
Quantity Per unit Price
30 $5.41 $162.25
90 $5.22 $469.64
100 $4.69 – $5.21 $469.06 – $520.88

See brand name versions of this drug:
Concerta

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

54 mg/24 hr methylphenidate oral tablet, extended release
from $200.58 for 30 tablet, extended release
Quantity Per unit Price
30 $6.69 – $6.88 $200.58 – $206.27
90 $6.69 $601.69
100 $5.10 – $6.68 $509.64 – $667.60

See brand name versions of this drug:
Concerta

Important: When there is a range of pricing, consumers should normally expect to pay the lower price. However, due to stock shortages and other unknown variables we cannot provide any guarantee.

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Please note: This is a drug discount program, not an insurance plan.


Manufacturer Coupons and Rebates

Methylphenidate offers may be in the form of a printable coupon, rebate, savings card, trial offer, or free samples. Some offers may be printed right from a website, others require registration, completing a questionnaire, or obtaining a sample from the doctor's office.

Patient Assistance Programs for Methylphenidate

Patient assistance programs (PAPs) are usually sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medicines to low income or uninsured and under-insured people who meet specific guidelines. Eligibility requirements vary for each program.

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