Active Ingredient(s):Methylphenidate FDA Approved: * April 6, 2006 Pharm Company: *SHIRE Category:ADD / ADHD
Methylphenidate, sold under the brand name Ritalin and Concerta among others, is a stimulant drug used to treat attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. It is a first-line medication for ADHD. It may be taken by mouth or applied to the skin, and different formulations have varying durations of effect. It is also used recreationally as a performance-enhancer and/or as a euphoriant.
Common side effects of methylphenidate include: anxi...
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