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Q: Is focalin an amphetamine

My grandson is taking focaline xr, and I would like to know if this drug is an amphetamine.

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Eileen Bailey, Health Guide
6/ 1/09 2:33pm



Thank you for your question and welcome to


Focalin is a stimulant medication. The main ingredient of this medication is dexmethylphenidate. Methylphenidate is the main ingredient found in Ritalin and Concerta as well.


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