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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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Rit•a•lin(ˈrɪt l ɪn)
a brand of methylphenidate in its hydrochloride form.
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|Noun||1.||Ritalin - 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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