About Ritalin (Prescription Drug)
This is a brand name for the drug methylphenidate, which is in a class of medications called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. It is used to treat narcolepsy and as part of a treatment program for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Learn more about Ritalin in our Ritalin Community Report.
|As needed Oct 01, 2008 - Last Update|
Feb 12, 2009
EffectivenessMajor (for fatigue)
BurdenNot at all hard to take