Is Methylphenidate A Narcotic?

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Methylphenidate for ADHD

Methylphenidate is a central nervous system stimulant medication. It is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat symptoms of ADHD and narcolepsy. It changes the amount of some natural chemicals in the brain. Methylphenidate is the active ingredient in several ADHD medcations:

Types of Methylphendiate

These medications come in a variety of forms:


Immediate release - (Ritalin tablets and Methylin, both chewable tablets and liquid...

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