Ritalin

Active Ingredient(s): Methylphenidate
FDA Approved: * December 5, 1955
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: ADD / ADHD

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Ritalin 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 US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1955 for treating what was then known as hyperactivity. Medica...

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k 102 Ritalin? Do they make you sick?

I have taken Ritalin for years for Narcolepsy. I just got a bottle of yellow pills with K 102 on them. Does anyone else take this brand? They are making me weak, extremely tired and I feel awful. I have never had or seen this brand before. Normally I take Teva. I'm wondering if it's this brand that is making me feel this way? ## These tablets are manufactured by KVK Tech and those can be normal side effects of this medication, according to FDA reports. You may also experience dizziness, headache, irritability, and insomnia. NDC code: 10702-0102 How are you doing, now? Has there been any change? It is very odd for this medication to cause you to feel tired, since it usually causes the opposite as a side effect. Are you on any other medications? ## I feel THE EXACT SAME WAY! I usu...

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Kvk Ritalin - Are you kidding

Kvk... Ritalin?! Garbage! I will be going to the Dr's and ask why I'm being rx'd phentermine?! A drug is a drug, is a drug! Ritalin would give me a happy, motivated, feeling. My palms used to sweat, I was engaged, now the magic is gone. I'm no longer convinced kvk is selling Ritalin! This I put up with 2-3 times now... My given right and body will stop being coerced by Dr's that believe they know best. Trust me, decline this kvk brand!!! Pissed off, and tried the "stimulant vacation!". Before someone wants to get mouthy, I saved an old script before kvk... Kvk white round tabs are not Ritalin!? ## Hello Vemonter, I'm unsure of the direction you wanted to go with this post. Are you simply stating that KVK is not Ritalin? If so you're absolutely correct...

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Ritalin pill differences - Imprints of T 175 and Dan 20

My daughter gets prescribed 20mgs of Ritalin instant release (Dan 20) 3 times a day. I had to go to a different pharmacy and they gave me a yellow pill round with T 175 on one side. Is this the same thing? It doesn't seem to be working as well!!! ## Yes, it is also a generic for Ritalin, it contains 20mgs of Methylphenidate. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, insomnia, and anorexia. Has there been any change, or is she still having a problem with it? Is she on any other medications? ## Thank you and Yes she takes 0.1 mg of clonidine mood stablizer and it also helps her sleep at night ## Ahh Finally Found a Site Where I Can Get Quick Answers Without All The Login Has...

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Round White Pill M Square and a 5 no line

SMALL ROUND FLAT. THE BACK SIDE HAS A 5 ONLY BY ITSELF. FRONT SIDE HAS A SQUARE WITH AN M. ## No line is ritalin. Just need to kno mg's. W line is oxy. Big difference. Ppl will b popping the wrong thing from the confusion on here w or w/o a line on it. Anyone know the mg's of ritalin this is?? ## This is a 5mg Methylin tablet, which contains the active ingredient Methylphenidate and is manufactured by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals. It is commonly used to treat ADHD, and Narcolepsy. The FDA warns that this medication carries the risk of being habit forming, and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, nervousness, weight loss, insomnia, and anorexia. Is there anything else I can help with?

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White pill with MP 20 on one side and 123 on the other side? what is it?

White pill with MP 20 on one side and 123 on the other side? what is it? ## I can't find this specific marking listed in our U.S. prescription drug resources. It could be something available over the counter or a foreign medication. Was it found in the U.S. or elsewhere? ## recently purchased and exact pill from a friend and have trouble finding it on the web. Was told it was Ritalin. Needed for studying and such. ## My brother takes them persrcibed by the doctor they are infact Rilalin 20s. In Canada. ## Seconding this; they are a Canadian generic 20mg methylphenidate instant release, a.k.a. Ritalin. ## It's methylphenidate (generic pharmascience brand, ritalin) 20mg. I know this as i'm prescribed this for years and years.

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White Pill with N and 36

Hi, I found two pills in my sons room and would like to know their identity. White pill with 36 and N on opposite side + a grey pill with 27 and N on opposite side. I searched all the databases and found nothing. Any assistance or suggestions would be grateful. Thanks. ## To clarify: White Oval: with 36 and N on opposite side. Grey Oval: with 27 and N on opposite side. ## Hi, I found the same pills in my daughters room yesterday (22 jun 11) and did a search but only found this thread. Unfortunately it seems impossible to find anything on the internet with this type of pill (white oblong with n on one side and 36 on the other). I do, however, find it interesting that two sets of parents find this type of pill in their teenagers possession within the same week. This concerns me greatly as...

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Find a doctor who prescribes either ritalin or adderall for my ADHD in Southwest Florida.

I've had adhd since childhood and it has gotten increasingly worse. I've tried EVERYTHING and found that only these two medications really work. My doctor dropped me due to something regarding Obamacare and I NEED to have my prescriptions refilled! These drugs have literally brought my life back to normal! Please tell me of a doctor who understands the severity of the condition and will prescribe the right medications somewhere in Southwest Florida. ## Obamacare has to do with getting medical coverage, not whether or not your doctor treats you. And as to getting the medications that work for you, you'll need to see a new doctor and make sure that they get a full copy of your medical records. Once they can see what has and hasn't worked for you, as documented by fellow ph...

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K 102 scored small yellowish pill

I found a small light yellow round pill with K 102, scored one side and blank on the back. Could it be generic Ritalin? ## A small round light yellow pill with K over 102 (& a score line in between) on one side and blank on the back to be identified as Methylphenidate hydrochloride 20 mg; a generic for Ritalin. Manufacturer: KVK Tech Inc. NDC: 10702-0102 This medication is marketed for use in treating ADHD and narcolepsy. I hope this info helps!

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ritalin pink 532 MD

i an trying to find out who makes the pink ritalin thats has 532 on one side, i have used this for years and all of a studden, they only have the green and yellow and white all giving me headaches and can't find any informaition out on the pink ones name or anything for my dr, help ## I have the same issue without the headaches. I cant find them and they worked great! And the new generics i've tried dont ## What are the markings on the green and yellow? Can you please post back and clarify? Apothecon lists the tablet with the MD 532 marking as containing 20mgs Methylphenidate. NDC code: 59772-8842 The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, mood changes, and anorexia, it also carries the risk of being habit forming.

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sz 790 sr 20 mg

This pill is nasty. It is described as SR by the manufacturer (slow or sustained release). I have been taking Millen 4 x 20 per day with no problems. Was this pill dispensed as a mistake by the pharmacy or by the doctor. I took less than two and didn't get a wink of sleep. Markings are Sandoz peach, scored, 790, SZ or ZS. The bottle says SR. It has taken me so long to get to get to the combination of pills I am at that if I rock the boat, I am scared that the whole research of a group of safe pills will be in jeopardy. I can cut back on the Sandoz without a problem, no odd effects as described on the net, ## Just discovered that I have been wasting years -- and tasks undone -- by taking generic Ritalin manufactured by Sandoz (not time release). Hasn't done anything for me and my...

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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., 100mg, 10mg, 15mg, 20mg, 30mg, 40mg, 50mg, 60mg, 80mg
  • 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: 100mg, 10mg, 18mg, 20mg, 27mg, 30mg, 36mg, 40mg, 54mg, 60mg, 80mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release, Chewable: 20mg, 30mg, 40mg
  • Tablet, Orally Disintegrating, Extended Release: 10mg, 17.3mg, 20mg, 25.9mg, 30mg, 8.6mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ritalin: (10 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0078-0370 Ritalin La 20 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0371 24 Hr Ritalin 30 mg Extended Release Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0372 Ritalin La 40 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0424 Ritalin 10 mg 24 Hr Extended Release Capsule by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0439 Ritalin 5 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0440 Ritalin 10 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0441 Ritalin 20 mg Oral Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 0078-0442 8 Hr Ritalin-sr 20 mg Extended Release Tablet by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
  • 54868-1706 Ritalin 5 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 54868-2762 Ritalin 20 mg Oral Tablet by Physicians Total Care, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Methylphenidate or a similar ingredient: (17 results)

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ritalin picture
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ritalin pink 532 MD
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Ritalin Vs Adderall
Please advise. My grandson is 9 years old and has been diagnosed with ADHD. He's on ritalin but his parents only giv... 2 replies
Ritalin Sz 20
I'm searching for a photo and information of a pill, its white and has SZ on one side and the other side has 20. I k... 2 replies
Ritalin 20mg - Water spilled on the pill. Will it still work?
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