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Anyone want to give me the basic uses and dosing for ritalin (methylphenidate)?

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics

In brief: Sure!

Methylphenidate comes in many forms, including ritalin (methylphenidate).
It is a very safe drug that blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine and Dopamine in the nerve cell connections called synapses. This improves communication between nerve cells that improves things like attention, organization, focus, self control. When used properly, mph is life saving.

In brief: Sure!

Methylphenidate comes in many forms, including ritalin (methylphenidate).
It is a very safe drug that blocks the reuptake of norepinephrine and Dopamine in the nerve cell connections called synapses. This improves communication between nerve cells that improves things like attention, organization, focus, self control. When used properly, mph is life saving.
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