Dexmethylphenidate (Oral Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Dexmethylphenidate belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in patients 6 years of age and older.
Dexmethylphenidate increases attention and decreases restlessness in children and adults who are hyperactive, cannot concentrate for very long, or are easily distracted and impulsive. This medicine is used as part of a total treatment program that also includes social, educational, and psychological treatment.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Capsule, Extended Release