Ritalin


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Rit·a·lin

 (rĭt′l-ĭn)
A trademark for the drug methylphenidate.

Ritalin

(ˈrɪtəlɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) trademark a preparation of methylphenidate, a drug related to amphetamine, used to treat attention deficit disorder in children

Rit•a•lin

(ˈrɪt l ɪn)
Trademark.
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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Under the terms of the agreement, Recro Gainesville will continue to be the exclusive global supplier to Novartis of Ritalin LA and Focalin XR capsules through 2023.
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Ritalin is a drug prescribed to help people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.
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