A 33-year-old member asked:
can ritalin(methylphenidate) be used to improve concentration and studying?
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Dr. James Saccomando answered
19 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Ritalin (methylphenidate) will help concentration, but we do not diagnose attention defecit/hyperactivity disorder (adhd) by how somebody does with ritalin. Anybody who took Ritalin would concentrate better. Do not use the medication lightly! it is a controlled substance and needs to be prescribed by a physician.
Answered on May 21, 2016
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