Ritalin is not a narcotic. Technically Ritalin is stimulant. Morphine is extracted and made from opium. Meperedine (Demerol) is a synthetic narcotic.What to expect with Ritalin?
Nervousness, trouble sleeping, loss of appetite, weight loss, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, or headache may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.Is Ritalin a brand name or generic?
methylphenidate systemic. Brand names: Ritalin, Concerta, Daytrana, Methylin. Drug class(es): CNS stimulants. Methylphenidate systemic is used in the treatment of: ADHD. Depression. Fatigue. Narcolepsy.