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Methylphenidate is a central nervous system stimulant that is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Methylphenidate may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CNS stimulants

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use methylphenidate if you have glaucoma, tics or Tourette's syndrome, or severe anxiety, tension, or agitation. Do not use methylphenidate if you have taken an MAO inhibitor in the past 14 days, including isocarboxazid, linezolid, methylene blue injection, phenelzine, rasagiline, selegiline, tranylcypromine, and others.

Methylphenidate may be habit forming. Never share this medicine with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction.

Using this medicine improperly can cause death or serious side effects on the heart.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Daytrana film, extended release 10 mg/9 hr15 mg/9 hr20 mg/9 hr30 mg/9 hr

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