Rapid Rx Quiz: Stimulants

Mary L. Windle, PharmD


October 03, 2022

Substituting methylphenidate products on an mg-per-mg basis is not possible owing to their varying pharmacokinetic profiles and methylphenidate base compositions. When switching methylphenidate products, discontinue existing treatment and titrate the new product using a titration schedule. All patients benefit from routine administration of medications, but not all stimulants need to be taken in the morning with food.

Learn more about administration of methylphenidate.

This Rapid Review Quiz was excerpted and adapted from the Medscape articles Stimulants May Not Improve Academic Learning in Children With ADHD, Methylphenidate, Binge Eating Disorder, Lisdexamfetamine, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Medication.

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