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Is 10 mg of ritalin (methylphenidate) every 4 hours a big dose for adhd?

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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree

In brief: Not necessarily

60 mg is max but usually given in am so as not to interfere with sleep.

In brief: Not necessarily

60 mg is max but usually given in am so as not to interfere with sleep.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Need more info

Every 4 hours (assuming during day time hours only) may not be a high dose for an adult, but may be high for a small child. More information is needed to give an accurate answer. Also need to know total dose in 24 hours.

In brief: Need more info

Every 4 hours (assuming during day time hours only) may not be a high dose for an adult, but may be high for a small child. More information is needed to give an accurate answer. Also need to know total dose in 24 hours.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Ritalin (methylphenidate)

This applies to regular release ritalin (methylphenidate).
Slow release (ritalin (methylphenidate)-la) should not be dosed more than twice a day, one in morning & another @2P.M. If needed.

In brief: Ritalin (methylphenidate)

This applies to regular release ritalin (methylphenidate).
Slow release (ritalin (methylphenidate)-la) should not be dosed more than twice a day, one in morning & another @2P.M. If needed.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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