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What medicine is close enough to focalin (dexmethylphenidate) to replace it, if you can't find focalin (dexmethylphenidate) to buy?

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Dr. John Moranville
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In brief: Many

There are many medications that are used for the same purpose as dexmethyllphenidate (focalin (dexmethylphenidate)).
The closest relative is methylphenidate which is generic or branded as Ritalin or a longer acting form concerta. Talk to your doctor who prescribed the focalin (dexmethylphenidate).

In brief: Many

There are many medications that are used for the same purpose as dexmethyllphenidate (focalin (dexmethylphenidate)).
The closest relative is methylphenidate which is generic or branded as Ritalin or a longer acting form concerta. Talk to your doctor who prescribed the focalin (dexmethylphenidate).
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