Methylphenidate, sold under the trade names Ritalin among others, is a stimulant medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy. It is a first line medication for ADHD.Is Ritalin a generic drug?
Adderall and Ritalin are brand-name drugs that are also available as generic drugs. Generic forms tend to cost less than the brand-name versions. In general, Adderall and Ritalin cost about the same. The amount you pay for the drugs will depend on your health insurance plan.What is the generic name for Ritalin?
Ritalin (methylphenidate) is a central nervous system stimulant prescribed for treating narcolepsy (uncontrollable sleepiness), and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Ritalin is available as a generic drug.Is Methylin ER the same as Ritalin SR?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given generic Ritalin products an "AB" rating, which means they are considered equivalent to the brand-name version. In other words the generic version Methylin ER should be equivalent to Ritalin SR. You should "respond" to it in the same way.