Methylphenidate is a prescription stimulant. It is used to treat people with Attention -Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). It is also used to treat daytime drowsiness, symptoms of narcolepsy and chronic fatigue syndrome. The drug is seeing early use to treat cancer-related fatigue.

Brand name drugs that contain Methylphenidate:
Metadate CD
Methylin ER
Ritalin LA
Ritalin- SR

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