Ritalin sr

What is Ritalin sr?

Ritalin contains the active ingredient methylphenidate. This is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder ( ADHD). It is a psychostimulant and increases the activity of the central nervous system. It works by increasing or maintaining alertness, combating fatigue, and improving attention.

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My has been on Methylphenid 10mg tab for over a year now. We took her to see our family Dr. because she stated she had a bad headache and showed...

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Change the medicine (methylphenidate to modafinil )

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Welcome to HealthcareMagic, I have gone through your...

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My grandson, who was 7 on Dec 22 was started on Methylphenidate ER about 9 months ago. His dosage was recently increased to 27 milligrams. While he...

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Methylphenidate is unlikely to cause dependency

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Hi...I understand your concern.

Your doctor has been right in...

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i'm in good health and have been treated for ADHD for appox. the last 2 years with stimulants. my insurance will only pay for generic meds. i don't...

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Consultation

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Hello, and thanks for your question.

Rather than switch medications, I would try to maximize the dose...

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