Overview ( 32,000 members taking Methylphenidate )
This product is used in the treatment of ADHD and narcolepsy. It is thought to work on the brain stem arousal system to produce a stimulant effect.
This product has a black box relating to its risk of drug dependency and the possibility of other abnormal behavior with long term use.
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