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Xaggitin® XL
Xaggitin XL® prolonged-release methylphenidate tablets
Xaggitin® XL
  • Bioequivalent to Concerta® XL*2
  • Writing a prescription for branded Xaggitin® XL saves the NHS between 39%-50% compared with writing a generic prescription for prolonged-release methylphenidate tablets3
  • Xaggitin XL is a prolonged-release form of methyphenidate, indicated as part of a comprehensive treatment programme for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children aged 6 years of age and over when remedial measures alone prove insufficient.
  • The pharmacokinetic profiles of Xaggitin® XL and Concerta® XL demonstrate a matched biphasic release of methylphenidate over time, confirmed with four single-dose multiphasic bioequivalence studies2
  • Branded Xaggitin® XL is available in four dose strengths – the same dose strengths as Concerta® XL (18 mg, 27 mg, 36 mg) and Matoride® XL± (18 mg, 36 mg, 54 mg) helping clinicians prescribe Xaggitin XL®, where appropriate, in both new and established patients
  • Available nationwide via main line wholesalers AAH and Phoenix

* Concerta® is a registered trademark of Janssen-Cilag Ltd.
±Matoride is a registered trademark of Sandoz
1 Xaggitin XL prolonged release methylphenidate tables Summary of Product Characteristics.
2 Data on file: bioequivalence studies
3 Drug Tariff May 2017 (England and Wales)
4 NHS Drug tariff guidance notes
Based on the category C reimbursement price for generic prolonged-release methylphenidate tablets (NHS Drug Tariff February 2017 England and Wales

 

Bioequivalence Data

Bioavailability over time under fasting conditions2

The pharmacokinetic profiles of Xaggitin® XL and Concerta® XL demonstrate a matched biphasic release of methylphenidate over time, confirmed with four single-dose multiphasic bioequivalence studies2

 

 



Price Guarantee

Ethypharm UK will guarantee that the price of Xaggitin® XL will not increase, subject to there being no material change to the PPRS or Category C of the Drug Tariff, outside the control of Ethypharm. 4

 

PIP Code

Strength
18 mg
27 mg
36 mg
54 mg
Pack size
30
30
30
30
PIP Code
404-1752
404-1760
404-1778
404-1786
Bar Code
5060078670210
5060078670227
5060078670234
5060078670241
NHS List Price
£15.58
£18.40
£21.22
£36.80
XAG/UK0011/17
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