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.

heidibug77's Ritalin History (Ongoing)
Ritalin (methylphenidate)
As needed Oct 01, 2008 - Last Update

heidibug77's Ritalin is for…

  • Fatigue

heidibug77 has not reported any side effects for Ritalin.


Feb 12, 2009

As needed
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fatigue)
  • Side effects
  • Adherence
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips
I only take a half a 10mg pill, when I feel zapped. The whole thing, if I'm really exhausted.
< $25 monthly