Prevention

The role of prevention in overcoming Ritalin abuse before it becomes a problem.

Benefits of Educating the Public about Ritalin Addiction

Benefits of Educating the Public about Ritalin Addiction

Ritalin is psychostimulant prescribed for attention deficit disorder, Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (excessive increase in heart rate and decrease in blood pressure) and narcolepsy (extreme fatigue and muscular weakness). Ritalin is the most commonly prescribed psycho-stimulant and works by increasing the activity of the central nervous system. It produces effects such as increased...

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How to Reduce the Risk of Ritalin Addiction

How to Reduce the Risk of Ritalin Addiction

Ritalin addiction is difficult and harms you and those around you. Take precaution against Ritalin addiction by avoiding abuse and only using the drug as prescribed. Check Your Ritalin Dosage Instructions If you are prescribed Ritalin, one of the first things you should do avoid addiction is double-check your dosage instructions with your doctor and/or pharmacist. You need to make sure that you...

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Preventing Ritalin Overdose

Preventing Ritalin Overdose

Ritalin is the trade name for methylphenidate which is the most commonly prescribed medication for the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Children who demonstrate what is perceived to be abnormally high levels of activity without being diagnosed as having ADHD are also prescribed this medication. Ritalin is also prescribed for treating narcolepsy. Ritalin has been...

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