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Methylphenidate (Ritalin) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Ritalin; Metadate; Methylin; Ritalin-SR; Celltech Brand of Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Show All >>

Networked: 2376 relevant articles (277 outcomes, 515 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Methylphenidate is Relevant

  1. Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) : 172 outcomes 339 studies in 1557 results
  2. Fatigue : 24 outcomes 29 studies in 76 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 13 outcomes 33 studies in 70 results
  4. Epilepsy (Aura) : 11 outcomes 11 studies in 38 results
  5. Seizures (Seizure) : 9 outcomes 9 studies in 30 results
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Drugs Related to Methylphenidate

  1. Methylphenidate (Ritalin)
  2. atomoxetine (Strattera)
  3. Dextroamphetamine (Dexedrine)
  4. modafinil (armodafinil)
  5. Amphetamine (Amfetamine)
  6. Dopamine (Intropin)
  7. Pemoline (Cylert)
  8. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline)
  9. Clonidine (ST 155)
  10. Adderall
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Therapies Related to Methylphenidate

  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  2. Palliative Care (Palliative Medicine)
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  4. Chinese Traditional Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine)
  5. Inappropriate Prescribing
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