What is Metadate ER?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Methylphenidate

Metadate® ER, a brand name for extended release form of methylphenidate, is a central nervous system stimulant used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and for symptomatic management of narcolepsy. It may also be used for depression, especially in the elderly or medically ill.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Metadate ER

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Metadate ER

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Metadate ER


Stopped taking Metadate ER

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0
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