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Ritalin LA

Active Ingredient(s): Methylphenidate
FDA Approved: June 5, 2002
Pharm Company: NOVARTIS
Category: ADD / ADHD

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Methylphenidate (trade names Concerta, Methylin, Ritalin, Equasym XL) is a substituted phenethylamine and psychostimulant drug used for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. Methylphenidate has been studied and researched for over 50 years and has a very good efficacy and safety record for the treatment of ADHD.[3] The original patent was owned by CIBA, now Novartis Corporation. It was first licensed by the ...

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Ritalin backorder
Why are the manufacturers allowed to put a specific medicine that is used by millions of children and their bodies are adjusted to the meds to be put on backorder across the United States? What are the parents supposed to do in order to handle their autistic children with ADHD because the manufacturers want to be less than efficient, thereby causing additional medical problems. ## I'm sorry that you're having a problem and I do understand your concern about your child, but in some cases, this isn't something that can be prevented. Even if the FDA and DEA tried to demand that it never happen, there is no way that could actually be guaranteed and it would most likely just scare more companies out of the prescription manufacturing business. The reason for this one is listed as ...
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does exist a topic against it's ? ## I use, under prenscription, 30 mg Ritalin LA since 3 years. My Eyes was 100% right side but only 30% to the left side. Now, after 3 years of Ritalin 30 mg LA, my wiew is getting less. My job require that my only 1 Eye in healt, to be. So i would like to know if it gives somes issues, to stop (almost) an issue, to continue to see throw my Camera ? That's the only one job that i can do, to continue working... So, please, if there it give's something to do for; please, are you able to find me an issue about this? If not, does exist an other drug, with the sames privileges like Ritalin LA? Thanks a lot for reading me. Alf ## About Ritalin. Since 3 years, i use 30 mg Ritalin LA. But since 2-3 months, i feel more tiered than before. My question...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methylphenidate
  • Capsule, Delayed Release : 25mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 50mg, 60mg
  • Film, Extended Release: 10mg/9hr (1.1mg/hr), 15mg/9hr (1.6mg/hr), 20mg/9hr (2.2mg/hr), 30mg/9hr (3.3mg/hr)
  • For Suspension, Extended Release: 5mg/ml
  • Powder: 100%
  • Solution: 10mg/5ml, 5mg/5ml
  • Suspension: 5mg per ml
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Chewable: 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 10mg, 18mg, 20mg, 27mg, 36mg, 54mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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