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.

Questions and answers on "Ritalin sr"

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...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Change the medicine (methylphenidate to modafinil )

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome to HealthcareMagic, I have gone through your...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

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...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Methylphenidate is unlikely to cause dependency

Detailed Answer:
Hi...I understand your concern.

Your doctor has been right in...

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

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...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Consultation

Detailed Answer:
Hello, and thanks for your question.

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

Read Full Thread   Ask a Doctor Now

Recent questions on  Ritalin sr

doctor1 MD

I have been using amphetamine salts 10mg 2X a day and I noticed hair shedding and breaking off about a week after. I was previously taking concerta...

doctor1 MD

My son is taking celexa for depression and anxiety and also ritalin for adhd. He may start accutane for severe acne. Are there negative drug...

doctor1 MD

I just started taking 15mg of Vyvanse for adult ADD. I have tried Ritalin which did not work, and Adderall which gave me panic attacks. I have...

doctor1 MD

My daughter (age 6) started taking Metadate 10 mg 3 days ago. Last night on one occasion and twice today she told me that her hands hurt. She said...

doctor1 MD

do you think it would be acceptable to rotate every 3-6 months the 2 or 3 ADD meds that still work for me to help prevent a tolerance build up to...

doctor1 MD

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...

doctor1 MD

Can you share with me the possible side effects for someone drinking while also taking Sertraline and methylphenida?

Ask Question
Doctor Image
MD

Hi, I am Dr. Andrew Rynne (Family Physician). I will be guiding you through the process. Please write your question below.

Related Drugs/Medications
Related Treatment/Therapy
Related Medical Topics