A Focus on Ritalin Addiction and Abuse
Ritalin is a popular prescription medication used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), but misuse can lead to Ritalin addiction and abuse. While Ritalin is the most recognized name, methylphenidate is the generic version of the drug.
This medication helps patients become focused and concentrated on the tasks at hand. It creates a sense of alertness by acting on neurotransmitters in the brain. It can also be used to treat narcolepsy.