Ritalin

[ rit-l-in ]
/ ˈrɪt l ɪn /

Pharmacology, Trademark.

a brand of methylphenidate in its hydrochloride form.

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British Dictionary definitions for Ritalin

Ritalin
/ (ˈrɪtəlɪn) /

noun

trademark a preparation of methylphenidate, a drug related to amphetamine, used to treat attention deficit disorder in children
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Medical definitions for Ritalin

Ritalin
[ rĭtl-ĭn ]

A trademark for the drug methylphenidate.
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