Methylphenidate (Transdermal Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Methylphenidate transdermal belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. It is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
Methylphenidate transdermal works by increasing attention and decreasing restlessness in children and adults who are overactive, 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 a doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms:
- Patch, Extended Release