Sentence Examples


  • Because of the potential for abuse, methylphenidate and amphetamines must be kept out of reach of children, particularly visitors and older siblings of a child being treated for ADHD.
  • A central nervous system stimulant, methylphenidate is also used to control narcolepsy, a condition characterized by an overpowering desire to sleep.
  • Methylphenidate is intended to be used as part of a total treatment program that also includes social, educational, and psychological treatment.
  • A clinical trial of the drug, methylphenidate (Ritalin), was conducted with 33 boys with autism spectrum disorder between the ages of 5 and 13.
  • When used to treat ADHD, methylphenidate and amphetamines do not have the adverse effects associated with these drugs when they are abused.