Posts tagged with ‘Ritalin’

Commonly Prescribed Medication for ADHD Poses Addiction, Abuse Risk

Commonly known by brand names Ritalin or Concerta, the drug methylphenidate remains the most typically-used medication for treating ADHD, leading to a global perception that the drug is benign. However, experts warn that it has similar effects as cocaine if taken in large amounts, and the drug remains a controlled substance due to its high potential for addiction, especially among younger adults.

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