methylphenidate

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Synonyms for methylphenidate

central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children

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Intermediate acting stimulants includes (Ritalin SR, Metadate ER) with duration of three to eight hours.
He described an ADHD "medication bingo" that includes an array of dosages and formulations, including Adderall XR (5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 mg); Adderall (5, 7.5, 10, 12.5, 15, 20, 30 mg); methylphenidate (Concerta) (18, 27, 36, 54 mg); and three formulations of methylphenidate (Ritalin), including Ritalin SR and Ritalin LA.
The ruling applies to 15 products: Adderall tablets, Adderall XR extended-release capsules, Concerta extended-release tablets, Daytrana transdermal system, Desoxyn tablets, Dexedrine Spansule capsules and tablets, Focalin tablets, Focalin XR extended-release capsules, Metadate CD extended-release capsules, Methylin oral solution, Methylin chewable tablets, Ritalin tablets, Ritalin SR sustained-release tablets, Ritalin LA extended-release capsules, and Strattera capsules.
A less-effective, extended-release formulation is marketed as Ritalin SR. SHORT-ACTING FORMULATIONS methylphenidate $0.84 (10 20-30 Available in both generic and [Methylin] mg b.i.d.) mg/day trade formulations.
Several long-acting forms of methylphenidate (Concerta, Metadate CD, Methylin ER, and Ritalin SR) are now on the market.