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Please tell me can focalin (dexmethylphenidate) be taken to get high?

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Dr. Nicole Dickens
25 years experience in Psychiatry
Focalin (dexmethylphenidate): Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is a stimulant with amphetamine like effects used to treat Attention Deficit Disorder. It can have adverse effects including euphoria.
Answered on May 6, 2015
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