Prescription Drug

Evidence-based descriptions of the most popular Rx drugs and their effects. The full spectrum of prescription drug use from habit to addiction.

Ritalin long term effects

Long-term use of Ritalin is defined as more than 2 weeks of daily dosing. Using Ritalin can result in a number of negati ...

Can you get addicted to Ritalin?

How can you recognize Ritalin addiction? Guidelines on how you can avoid getting addicted AND signs of Ritalin addiction ...

How much Ritalin is too much?

Can you take too much Ritalin to accidentally overdose? It is recommended that the daily Ritalin dose should not exceed ...

Physical addiction to Ritalin

Recognize the signs and symptoms of physical addiction to Ritalin in yourself or in someone close to you. How can physic ...

How to help a Ritalin addict?

Looking for help for a Ritalin problem? Learn what doe the process of Ritalin addiction treatment includes, and the ways ...

Ritalin effects

What are the main effects of Ritalin (on the body and brain)? We review the postitive and negative effects of Ritalin he ...

Is Ritalin a narcotic?

Yes, Ritalin (methylphenidate) is classified by the Drug Enfocement Administration as a Schedule II narotic. But is Rita ...

Can you die from taking Ritalin?

Ritalin (methylphenidate) may cause sudden death, heart attack or stroke in people with heart defects or serious heart p ...

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