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Methylphenidate

"Methylphenidate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A central nervous system stimulant used most commonly in the treatment of ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER in children and for NARCOLEPSY. Its mechanisms appear to be similar to those of DEXTROAMPHETAMINE. The d-isomer of this drug is referred to as DEXMETHYLPHENIDATE HYDROCHLORIDE.


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Methylphenidate" by people in this website by year, and whether "Methylphenidate" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 31 publications over 18 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 1999
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