Ritalin LA should be stored at room temperature away from moisture or heat. The capsules should be kept in an airtight container.
Keep Ritalin LA and all medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?
If you do not take your Ritalin LA as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember in the morning. If you do not remember until the afternoon, skip the dose; taking Ritalin LA after morning may cause trouble sleeping at night. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
Ritalin LA capsules are available in four strengths:
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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List of references (click here):
Ritalin LA [package insert]. East Hanover, NJ: Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation;2013 June.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/. Accessed July 25, 2012.
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