American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A drug, C14H19NO2, chemically related to amphetamine, that acts as a mild stimulant of the central nervous system and is used especially in the form of its hydrochloride for the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and hyperkinetic disorders in children.
- n. central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children
- methyl + phen(yl) + (piper)id(ine) + (acet)ate. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“They confiscated about 100 pounds (50 kilograms) of crystal methamphetamine, 60 pounds (30 kilograms) of heroin and 20 pounds (10 kilograms) of methylphenidate, which is often used to cut heroin, according to the statement.”
“In addition, the drug, generically known as methylphenidate, has side effects including an increased heart rate, and may not be suitable for certain patients.”
“Dr van Swinderen fed the fruit flies methylphenidate, which is sold under the brand name Ritalin and used to treat children with ADHD.”
“Dr van Swinderen fed the fruit flies methylphenidate, which is sold under the brand name”
“The fruit flies were fed methylphenidate, which is sold under the brand name”
“All of the studies involved injecting methylphenidate, which is not how it's used in humans.”
“In the second trial, children with PDD and hyperactivity were treated with the stimulant methylphenidate, which is commonly used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.”
“The drugs used to treat ADHD, such as methylphenidate (Ritalin, Methylin, Concerta) and mixed salts amphetamine (Adderall) can have side effects.”
“But the National Institutes of Health recently concluded that a combination of behavior programs and medications, such as methylphenidate, is the most effective way to help the estimated 3 to 5 percent of school-age children whose inattention threatens their success at school.”
“Stimulants such as methylphenidate (Ritalin) and dextroamphetamine (Adderall) are leading treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).”
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