MedsChat.com

The People's Medicine Community ®
Drug Index: 

Ritalin SR

Active Ingredient(s): Methylphenidate
Category: ADD / ADHD

Welcome to the Ritalin SR information hub. Scroll down to read supplemental details and discuss this drug.


Ritalin SR Overview

Methylphenidate (trade names Concerta, Methylin, Ritalin, Equasym XL) is a psychostimulant drug and substituted phenethylamine approved for treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. The original patent was owned by CIBA, now Novartis Corporation. It was first licensed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1955 for treating what was then known as hyperactivity. Prescribed to patients beginning in 1960, th...

Read more Ritalin SR Details
Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylphenidate

Recent Ritalin SR Forums: RSS Feed

Ritalin for depression
After being on every imaginable antidepressant over the past twenty-five years and undergoing ect, I have found that Ritalin has worked the best for me. I have been taking it for about two years now and wonder why I had to suffer for so many years prior. But that is history and I don't dwell on it. I look forward to tomorrow now.
Updated 3 months ago.
   0 

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.

Other drugs which contain Methylphenidate or a similar ingredient: (13 results)


Possibly related Ritalin SR Topics:

generic ritalin sr What do they look like ## Hello, Tt! How are you? There are actually a couple on the market, manufactured by different c...  1
small white pill apo on one side and sr 20 the other someone told me it was ritalin Need help Identifying. Properties Small White Circular APO one side SR 20 on other side Friend said it looked like Rital...  1
ritalin la 20mg ## my daughter is on this med and I would like to more about this please...thanks shonna ## Shonna, Please see the full ...  4
ritalin picture ciba ## Sorry, you have not provided enough information. This drug is available in both name brand and generic versions....  3
Ritalin 20mg - Water spilled on the pill. Will it still work? I didn't have time to take my Ritalin this morning so I put it in a napkin and shoved it in my purse as I walked out...  2
ritalin 20mg 3*day generic look like small round white pill with a line on one side,other sidei see 85 or 05 asome of pill is missing ## small white round pi...  2
Ritalin 30 Mg La My job requires my presence, during 3-6 month/year- I'm living in Swiss, where i take Ritalin 30 mg LA, prescribed b...  2
ritalin/ methylin pics/info small white 10mg ## I cannot provide you with a picture or confirmation unless you provide me with the full imprint. The...  2
ritalin yes or no? I have information about Ritalin but has anyone had experience giving it to their child. My son is 7 and has just starte...  2
Ritalin + Fentanyl 100 mc = problem???? Is it safe? I am wondering if the new pain management patch Fentanyl 100 mc I've started would interact with Ritalin 40 mg day I...  1