Ritalin

  • (noun): Central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children.
    Synonyms: methylphenidate

Some articles on ritalin:

Neil Bush - Anti-Ritalin Campaign
... In 2002, Neil Bush told the New York Post that he "endured his own Ritalin hell seven years ago when educators in a Houston private school diagnosed his son, Pierce, (then) 16, with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD ... country, where schools are often forcing parents to turn to Ritalin," he said ...
The Accidental Time Machine - Real-World References - Ritalin
... “He broke a large Ritalin in two and swallowed one half...This would be an all-nighter” (17) ... Ritalin is a common brand name for the drug methylphenidate ...
Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Controversies - In Politics and The Media - Scientology
... An article in the Los Angeles Times stated that "the uproar over Ritalin was triggered almost single-handedly by the Scientology movement." The Citizens Commission on ... the use of medications for mood disorders and also referred to Ritalin and other medications as being "street drugs" ...
List Of Misconceptions About Illegal Drugs - Methamphetamine - Lung Damage From Recrystallization
... However, intravenous methylphenidate (Ritalin) use results in a type of lung damage commonly known as "Ritalin Lung" ... The "Ritalin Lung" effect could be a possible source of how rumors about methamphetamine damaging the lungs could have surfaced ...
Adderall - Medical Uses - Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
... methylphenidate (sold under the brand name Ritalin and others), studies have suggested that Adderall is slightly more potent and has a longer period of efficacy, especially at lower doses ... For those who experience adverse side-effects to Ritalin or for whom Ritalin has become ineffective, Adderall is often recommended as a substitute ...