Ritalin Street Names

Ritalin Street Names

Ritalin is a powerful drug commonly used to treat the symptoms of Attention Deficit Disorder. Since teenagers are most often diagnosed with ADD, abusers of Ritalin are generally teens (See Ritalin Intervention). The generic name for Ritalin is methylphenidate. Some brand names that it is more commonly known by include:

  • Ritalin (Ritalina, Rilatine)
  • Concerta (a timed-release capsule)
  • Metadate
  • Methylin
  • Rubifen

Some common street names that it is known by are as follows:

  • Kibbles and bits
  • Kiddy cocaine
  • Diet Coke
  • Kiddy Coke
  • Skittles
  • R Pop
  • Coke Junior
  • Study buddies
  • Poor Man’s Cocaine
  • Pineapple
  • Skippy
  • Jif
  • Uppers
  • Rids
  • Smarties
  • Smart Drug
  • Vitamin R
  • R-Ball
  • West Coast

Street Names for Ritalin Drug Combination

Ritalin can also be combined with other drugs to intensify its effects and simultaneously create alternate effects. “Pharming” is a general term that refers to consuming a mixture of prescription substances. “Speedball” can refer to a combination of Ritalin and heroin. Combinations of Talwin and Ritalin are injected and produce an effect similar to that of heroin mixed with cocaine. The following street names are all used to refer to the Talwin and Ritalin combination:

  • Crackers
  • One and Ones
  • Poor Man’s Heroin
  • Set
  • Ts and Rs

Ritalin Addiction Help

If you or a loved one is addicted to Ritalin, please know there is Ritalin abuse help available. You can call our toll free number 24 hours a day to receive information about treatment options. Please call our 24 hour-helpline at 855-396-3024.