methylphenidate HCl


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methylphenidate HCl,

n brand names: Methidate, Ritalin;
drug class: central nervous system stimulant, related to amphetamines (Controlled Substance Schedule II);
action: increases release of norepinephrine, dopamine in cerebral cortex to reticular activating system; exact mode of action not known;
uses: attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity, narcolepsy.
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McNeil Pediatrics markets CONCERTA(R) OROS(R) methylphenidate HCL for treatment of children and adolescents with ADHD in the US.
Methylin Oral Solution contains methylphenidate HCL and has long been considered a gold standard for therapy in the management of ADHD.