What is PMS-Methylphenidate?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Methylphenidate

PMS-Methylphenidate, an international brand of methylphenidate, is a central nervous system stimulant used in the treatment of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder and for symptomatic management of narcolepsy. It may also be used for depression, especially in the elderly or medically ill.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder 3 0
Drug use disorder 1 0
Fatigue 1 0
Improve communication 1 0
Lethargy 1 2

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with PMS-Methylphenidate

Side effect Patients
Anxiety attacks 1
Wired 1

Why patients stopped taking PMS-Methylphenidate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking PMS-Methylphenidate


Stopped taking PMS-Methylphenidate

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking PMS-Methylphenidate after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for PMS-Methylphenidate.