Long-term use of Ritalin is defined as more than 2 weeks of daily dosing. Using Ritalin can result in a number of negative side effects, including motor tics, headache, seizures, or numbness, pain, or sensitivity of the extremities. More here on adverse effects caused by long-term use of Ritalin.
How much Ritalin can lead to an OD depends on the individual, the condition, physical health, age, body mass, tolerance to methylphenidate, and other factors. More on Ritalin overdose risk, symptoms, and what to do in case of an OD, here.
Acute Ritalin detox usually lasts for 3-5 days. But most of the symptoms should resolve within 2-3 weeks after your last use. Get a better picture about Ritalin detox timeline and schedule, here.
A comprehensive GUIDE to understanding your or your loved one’s addiction to methylphenidate and finding the best treatment program options.
How can you recognize Ritalin addiction? Guidelines on how you can avoid getting addicted AND signs of Ritalin addiction here. More on Ritalin’s addictive potential in this article.
Can you take too much Ritalin to accidentally overdose? It is recommended that the daily Ritalin dose should not exceed 60 mg. More on Ritalin dosage and safety, here.
Recognize the signs and symptoms of physical addiction to Ritalin in yourself or in someone close to you. How can physical Ritalin addiction be treated? More, here.
Looking for help for a Ritalin problem? Learn what doe the process of Ritalin addiction treatment includes, and the ways to help yourself or a loved one on their journey to achieving and maintaining sobriety. More here.
What are the main effects of Ritalin (on the body and brain)? We review the postitive and negative effects of Ritalin here.
Yes, Ritalin (methylphenidate) is classified by the Drug Enfocement Administration as a Schedule II narotic. But is Ritalin a medical narcotic? More on its medical and legal classification.