Were you looking for information about Ritalin? Ritalen is a common misspelling of Ritalin.
Ritalin®, a medication approved to treat narcolepsy and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), is only available by prescription. Not only does the drug act as a stimulant to help people with narcolepsy stay awake and alert, it can also affect certain chemicals in the brain to produce a calming effect in children with ADHD. The medication, which comes in tablet form and is available in three strengths, should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level in the blood. Potential side effects of Ritalin to look out for include headache, nervousness, and drowsiness.
(Click Ritalin for more information about what the medication is used for, general dosing information and guidelines, and the potential risk for addiction and abuse.)
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