Ritalin SR

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



Ritalin SR Overview

Methylphenidate, sold under various trade names, Ritalin being one of the most commonly known, is a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant of the phenethylamine[3] and piperidine classes that is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) 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. Medical use began in...

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Ritalin for depression
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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. ## Really helps with my depression as well as my ADD. I believe the ADD contributed to the depression because it causes me to be less productive which causes stress. ## Greetings KM. . My doc just rx'd Ritalin for depression and memory issues or severe decline only 52, plus add, panic attacks, and anxiety. Think that covers it all lol. I am disabled from the above, was actually on ssd 15 yrs ago and advised not to return to employment but decided to try...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methylphenidate
  • Capsule, Delayed Release : 25mg
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 10 Mg., 15 Mg., 20 Mg., 30 Mg., 40 Mg., 50 Mg., And 60 Mg., 10mg, 15mg, 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, 30mg, 36mg, 40mg, 54mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release, Chewable: 20mg, 30mg, 40mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ritalin SR: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0442 8 Hr Ritalin-sr 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Other drugs which contain Methylphenidate or a similar ingredient: (15 results)


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