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Ritalin Brand names, Ritalin Analogs

Ritalin Brand Names Mixture

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Ritalin Chemical_Formula


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Ritalin fda sheet

Ritalin FDA

Ritalin msds (material safety sheet)

Ritalin MSDS

Ritalin Synthesis Reference

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

Ritalin Molecular Weight

233.306 g/mol

Ritalin Melting Point


Ritalin H2O Solubility


Ritalin State


Ritalin LogP


Ritalin Dosage Forms

Tablets; Tablets (sustained release)

Ritalin 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.

Ritalin 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.

Ritalin 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%)

Ritalin 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)

Ritalin Patient Information

Ritalin Organisms Affected

Humans and other mammals