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Does ritalin (methylphenidate) treat sleeping problems and difficulty focusing?
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Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
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In brief: Yes
Ritalin (methylphenidate) is sometimes used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness, such as that associated with narcolepsy, and is also sometimes used to treat symptoms of inattention, such as those found in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

In brief: Yes
Ritalin (methylphenidate) is sometimes used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness, such as that associated with narcolepsy, and is also sometimes used to treat symptoms of inattention, such as those found in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
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