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Ritalin

Most Commonly Used
Ritalin 10mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: CIBA  |  3
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Ritalin 20mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: CIBA  |  34
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Ritalin 5mg Tab
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
Pill Identification: CIBA  |  7
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Overview Information on Ritalin
Pharmacist Tip
Ritalin may interfere with sleep, especially if you take it late in the day. It's best to take it earlier in the day, no later than 6 p.m.     
Ritalin® is a medicine called a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant. Ritalin is used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Ritalin is usually one part of a comprehensive treatment program for ADHD. Your doctor may also recommend counseling, behavioral therapies, or other treatments.

Ritalin is a brand name for the drug methylphenidate. Ritalin is available as a tablet or extended-release tablet or capsule.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013
Ritalin® is a medicine called a central nervous system (CNS) stimulant. Ritalin is used to treat attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children and adults. Ritalin is usually one part of a comprehensive treatment program for ADHD. Your doctor may also recommend counseling, behavioral therapies, or other treatments.

Ritalin is a brand name for the drug methylphenidate. Ritalin is available as a tablet or extended-release tablet or capsule.



Clinical Review by Jodi Grimm, RPh and Ann Ciemnoczolowski, MS, ELS on May 15, 2013