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methylphenidate

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience in Pediatrics
It is the generic: name for medication used for treatment of ADD/ADHD. The short acting form is commonly known as Ritalin(and Methylin) and the longer acting forms are C ... Read More

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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Ritalin (methylphenidate): ADHD & Narcolepsy.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Methyl Phenidate: Hx of Ritalin (methylphenidate) began many decades ago when scientists started experimenting with a drug using natural stimulants including Ephedrine ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience in Psychiatry
Caution: It has been shown that the combination of mph and etoh increases the self-report of pleasurable feelings relative to mph alone. This would increase th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
None: Unless you are under the care of a physician and have instructions on its use, you should not take this product.If you are, follow the directions of t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Ritalin (methylphenidate): It can cause heart, liver and lung problems if used over a long term.It can also cause weight loss as well as nausea.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Useful: A minor amphetamine, which has been used to treat sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, but also, can improve daytime hypersomnia of any etiology. Does ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience in Pediatrics
Primarily: ...It effects the brain. It can, however effect the cardiovascular system as well.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Methylphenidate: No significant physical symptoms, but possible recurrence of original symptoms the Ritalin (methylphenidate) was treating.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jordan Balter
22 years experience in Psychiatry
Methyphenidate: Is the generic name of ritalin (methylphenidate). It is a central nervous system stimulant.

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