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
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Ritalin is a drug prescribed to help people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD.
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One could be skeptical about a single report of AGEP associated with Ritalin, he acknowledged, but in the case of pernio and stimulants, "'I've now had three cases of kids who developed this reaction to stimulant therapy," he said.
An inquiry is needed into the massive rise in young people who are prescribed Ritalin and similar drugs, a Midland MP has warned.