Were you looking for information about Ritalin? Ridlen is a common misspelling of Ritalin.
Ritalin® (methylphenidate hydrochloride) is a prescription drug approved for treating attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. It can also be used to treat narcolepsy. Although it is a stimulant, the medication can produce a calming effect when used in doses intended for ADHD treatment. Potential side effects of Ritalin include drowsiness, weight loss, and nervousness. Before using Ritalin, you should make sure your healthcare provider knows about any other conditions you may have, including glaucoma, heart problems, or hypertension.
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