Quillichew Er

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Treatment
1 FDA approval
20 Active Studies for Quillichew Er

What is Quillichew Er

DexmethylphenidateThe Generic name of this drug
Treatment SummaryDexmethylphenidate is a medication used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). It is a psychostimulant that works by increasing the amount of norepinephrine and dopamine in the brain. Dexmethylphenidate was introduced in 2002 and is thought to be more effective with fewer side effects than other forms of methylphenidate.
Ritalinis the brand name
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Quillichew Er Overview & Background
Brand Name
Generic Name
First FDA Approval
How many FDA approvals?
Ritalin
Dexmethylphenidate
1955
400

Approved as Treatment by the FDA

Dexmethylphenidate, otherwise known as Ritalin, is approved by the FDA for 1 uses including Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder .
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Helps manage Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Effectiveness

How Quillichew Er Affects PatientsDexmethylphenidate is a form of the drug methylphenidate that is more potent. It works by blocking the reuptake of two important brain chemicals, norepinephrine and dopamine, and increasing their levels in the brain.
How Quillichew Er works in the bodyMethylphenidate blocks the reuptake of dopamine and norepinephrine, which are chemicals that help with sending messages in the brain. This action has been shown to cause changes in blood flow to areas of the brain like the striatum, supplementary motor area, and posterior parietal cortex.

When to interrupt dosage

The endorsed dosage of Quillichew Er is contingent upon the diagnosed condition. The dosage can be found in the table below, depending on the method of delivery (e.g. Tablet, film coated, extended release or Capsule, extended release).
Condition
Dosage
Administration
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
, 5.0 mg, 10.0 mg, 20.0 mg, 30.0 mg, 40.0 mg, 15.0 mg, 25.0 mg, 35.0 mg, 2.5 mg, 10.0 mg/mL, 5.0 mg/mL, 18.0 mg, 36.0 mg, 27.0 mg, 54.0 mg, 72.0 mg, 85.0 mg, 55.0 mg, 45.0 mg, 70.0 mg, 80.0 mg, 60.0 mg, 100.0 mg, 50.0 mg, 10.4 mg, 6.0 mg/mL, 5.2 mg, 9.0 mg/mL, 30.0 mg/mL, 7.5 mg/mL, 7.8 mg, 1.0 mg/mL, 2.0 mg/mL
, Oral, Capsule, extended release, Capsule, extended release - Oral, Tablet, Tablet - Oral, Capsule - Oral, Capsule, Solution - Oral, Solution, Tablet, chewable, Tablet, extended release - Oral, Tablet, extended release, Tablet, chewable - Oral, Tablet, Chewable, Extended Release, Suspension, extended release, Tablet, Chewable, Extended Release - Oral, Suspension, extended release - Oral, Tablet, film coated, extended release, Tablet, film coated, extended release - Oral

Warnings

Quillichew Er Contraindications
Condition
Risk Level
Notes
Gilles de la Tourette syndrome
Do Not Combine
Tension
Do Not Combine
Agitation
Do Not Combine
Pulse Frequency
Do Not Combine
diagnosed tourette's syndrome
Do Not Combine
Tic, Motor
Do Not Combine
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Do Not Combine
Open-angle glaucoma
Do Not Combine
Severe Hypersensitivity Reactions
Do Not Combine
Dexmethylphenidate may interact with Pulse Frequency
There are 20 known major drug interactions with Quillichew Er.
Common Quillichew Er Drug Interactions
Drug Name
Risk Level
Description
Azelastine
Major
Dexmethylphenidate may increase the central nervous system depressant (CNS depressant) activities of Azelastine.
Desflurane
Major
Dexmethylphenidate may increase the hypertensive activities of Desflurane.
Diethyl ether
Major
Dexmethylphenidate may increase the hypertensive activities of Diethyl ether.
Enflurane
Major
Dexmethylphenidate may increase the hypertensive activities of Enflurane.
Ethanol
Major
Dexmethylphenidate may increase the central nervous system depressant (CNS depressant) activities of Ethanol.
Quillichew Er Toxicity & Overdose RiskDexmethylphenidate should have the same effect on men and women. The effects of this drug on those under 6 years old, people with kidney or liver problems, pregnant women, nursing mothers, and the elderly have not been studied much. Those with kidney problems do not need a dose adjustment. Animal studies in pregnant and lactating rats showed slower bone development in unborn babies and reduced weight gain in male offspring, so extra caution should be taken when considering taking this drug. While it is unlikely to lead to cancer, mice developed liver tumors when given twice the maximum recommended human dose. Methylphenidate has not been shown to cause mutations or
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Quillichew Er Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Quillichew Er?

77 active investigations are investigating the potential of Quillichew Er to aid in the management of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Condition
Clinical Trials
Trial Phases
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
77 Actively Recruiting
Phase 4, Not Applicable, Phase 1, Phase 2, Phase 3, Early Phase 1

Quillichew Er Reviews: What are patients saying about Quillichew Er?

5Patient Review
1/24/2017
Quillichew Er for Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
I'm glad I read these reviews before giving this to my son. He's only eight and the doctors prescribed 20mg
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Patient Q&A Section about quillichew er

These questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.

What is QuilliChew ER used for?

"This drug is used to treat ADHD by changing the levels of natural substances in the brain. Methylphenidate is a type of drug called a stimulant."

Answered by AI

Is QuilliChew the same as Ritalin?

"QuilliChew ER may cause irritability, mood swings, aggression, indigestion, dry mouth, restlessness, spinning sensation (vertigo), tremor, or fever in addition to the side effects it shares with Ritalin."

Answered by AI

Is QuilliChew the same as Adderall?

"While Adderall and QuilliChew ER share some side effects, such as loss of interest in sex and difficulty having an orgasm, there are also some that differ between the two. These include excitability, fear, agitation, weakness, unpleasant taste in the mouth, diarrhea, constipation, and hair loss. QuilliChew ER may also interact with monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs), while Adderall does not."

Answered by AI

How long does it take for QuilliChew to work?

"The effects of QuilliChew ER last for up to 8 hours after taking the medication. In a clinical study, QuilliChew ER improved attention and behavior compared to a sugar pill at 45 minutes and 2, 4, and 8 hours after taking."

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