What is Pemoline?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Cylert


Pemoline is the generic for Cylert, a drug used to treat ADHD.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 2 1
Fatigue 1 0
Idiopathic hypersomnia 1 0
Major depressive disorder 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pemoline

Side effect Patients Percentage

Why patients stopped taking Pemoline

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Pemoline


Stopped taking Pemoline

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Pemoline and switched to:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Methylphenidate (Ritalin) 1
Modafinil (Provigil) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Pemoline.