Methylphenidate For ADD & ADHD In Children & AdultsMethylphenidate has proven successful in treating attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in both children and adults when the medication is prescribed in controlled amounts by a doctor.
Benefits For Attention Deficit Hyperactivity DisorderChildren or adults with ADD or ADHD have a difficult time concentrating or staying focused, causing the ability to learn, memorize or remember things difficult if not impossible.
- Improved concentration
- Raised alertness
- Reduced hyperactivity
- Calming effect
- Increased energy levels
- Increased self esteem
- Reduced mania
- increased cognitive abilities
- Increased motivation
Some medications that produce these positive effects include Concerta, Ritalin and Methylphenidate - a generic version of Ritalin & Concerta, Ritalin SR, Ritalin LA, Metadate CD, Metadate ER, Methalyn and Methalin ER.
Effects Without The Hyperactive SymptomsChildren as well as adults with attention deficit disorder or ADD without the ADHD hyperactivity symptoms can also benefit from the effects of methylphenidate, Concerta, Ritalin and other physchostimulant drugs or dopamine reuptake inhibitors.
Those with ADD or attention deficit disorder without the hyperactivity symptoms also have a difficult time paying attention and staying focused but children and adults with attention deficit only are not hyperactive and do not have a difficult time staying calm.
*NOTE* Using methylphenidate, meth, methamphetamine or any psychostimulant medications can cause serious health problems, including death. Use under doctor supervision only!