What is Methylphenidate 5?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Methylphenidate

Methylphenidate 5 is a brand name product for the 5 mg formulation of methylphenidate, a central nervous system stimulant used in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and for symptomatic management of narcolepsy.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Methylphenidate 5

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Methylphenidate 5

Dosage Patients
5 mg daily 1


Currently taking Methylphenidate 5

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Methylphenidate 5 after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Modafinil (Provigil) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Methylphenidate 5.