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A trademark for the drug methylphenidate.
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(Pharmacology) trademark a preparation of methylphenidate, a drug related to amphetamine, used to treat attention deficit disorder in children
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(ˈrɪt l ɪn)
a brand of methylphenidate in its hydrochloride form.
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Noun1.Ritalin - central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in childrenRitalin - central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children
excitant, stimulant drug, stimulant - a drug that temporarily quickens some vital process
brand, brand name, marque, trade name - a name given to a product or service
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We once again saw prescription growth from key promoted brands - Divigel(R), methylphenidate hydrochloride ER 72 mg (M-72), and Osmolex ER(TM) (amantadine extended-release tablets) - as well as the previously announced successful completion of our clinical program for RVL-1201, our potential first-in-class ophthalmic solution in development for the treatment of droopy eyelid.
- US-based Adlon Therapeutics L.P., a subsidiary of Purdue Pharma L.P., has launched Adhansia XR (methylphenidate hydrochloride) extended-release capsules CII, a central nervous system stimulant for the treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in patients six years and older, in the United States, the company said.
The manufacturer introduced three new drugs in the final days of 2016, including a generic version of Janssen Pharmaceutical Inc.'s Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride extended-release tablets USP), in 18 mg, 27 mg, 36 mg and 54 mg doses.
Mylan NV ( NASDAQ, TASE: MYL), a global pharmaceutical company, has launched its Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets USP, 18 mg, 27 mg, 36 mg and 54 mg, a generic version of Janssen's Concerta Tablets, in the United States, it was reported yesterday.
Other problematic drugs among these students are the stimulants Adderall (dextroamphetamine plus amphetamine) and Ritalin (methylphenidate hydrochloride), and Xanax (alprazolam), a benzodiazepine.
The deal includes solid oral, inhalable, injectable and topical dosage forms and the return to Impax of its rights to its pending abbreviated new drug application for the generic equivalent to ADHD drug Concerta (methylphenidate hydrochloride) for an aggregate purchase price of USD 586m.
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Methylphenidate hydrochloride (MPH) is used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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(SeeNews) - Jul 11, 2013 - US Kremers Urban Pharmaceuticals has been cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market its extended-release methylphenidate hydrochloride product, Belgian parent UCB (EBR:UCB) said on Wednesday.
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