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Centedrin Brand names, Centedrin Analogs

Centedrin Brand Names Mixture

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Centedrin Chemical_Formula


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Centedrin fda sheet

Centedrin FDA

Centedrin msds (material safety sheet)

Centedrin MSDS

Centedrin Synthesis Reference

M. Hartmann, L. Panizzon, U.S. Pat. 2,507,631 (1950)

Centedrin Molecular Weight

233.306 g/mol

Centedrin Melting Point


Centedrin H2O Solubility


Centedrin State


Centedrin LogP


Centedrin Dosage Forms

Tablets; Tablets (sustained release)

Centedrin Indication

For use as an integral part of a total treatment program which typically includes other remedial measures (psychological, educational, social) for a stabilizing effect in children with a behavioral syndrome characterized by the following group of developmentally inappropriate symptoms: moderate-to-severe distractibility, short attention span, hyperactivity, emotional lability, and impulsivity.

Centedrin Pharmacology

Methylphenidate is a central nervous system stimulant used most commonly in the treatment of attention-deficit disorders in children and for narcolepsy. Its mechanisms appear to be similar to those of dextroamphetamine.

Centedrin Absorption

Readily absorbed in a biphasic manner. It reaches peak absorption at approximately two hours for the first phase and five hours for the second phase. Bioavailability is low (approximately 30%)

Centedrin side effects and Toxicity

Symptoms of overdose include vomiting, agitation, tremors, hyperreflexia, muscle twitching, convulsions (may be followed by coma), euphoria, confusion, hallucinations, delirium, sweating, flushing, headache, hyperpyrexia, tachycardia, palpitations, cardiac arrhythmias, hypertension, mydriasis, and dryness of mucous membranes. LD50=190mg/kg (orally in mice)

Centedrin Patient Information

Centedrin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals