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n. street slang for methamphetamine, a drug in a chrystaline form which supposedly stimulates the senses, is popular with some illicit drug users, and is addictive. It smells bad, has serious unhealthy side effects, and its possession, use and sale without a prescription are all crimes. (See: narcotics, controlled substance)

See: dispatch, expedite, haste, hasten, help, organize, precipitate, promote, race
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Amneal's methylphenidate is an AB-rated equivalent to the brand Concerta.
Indeed, while parents embrace the improvement in behavioral symptoms of ADHD provided by methylphenidate, they often express concern about the possible adverse effects of stimulant medication on their child's sleep.
When researchers combined data from identified trials, they found that methylphenidate led to modest improvements in ADHD symptoms, general behaviour, and quality of life.
Cotempla XR-ODT offers a new methylphenidate option in ADHD management because it dissolves in the mouth with no need for chewing or drinking water.
Basically, that paper shows that methylphenidate actually attenuated the deficits associated with damage induced by methamphetamine (methamphetamine does all the damage of amphetamine , but adds A LOT to that damage).
The company was awarded the final approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Methylphenidate Hydrochloride Extended-Release Tablets, which is indicated for the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Methylphenidate proved superior to placebo: Those in the groups that received the medication in addition to their psychological intervention had a mean 3-month ADHD Index score that was 1.
A third study, also from Denmark, identified 240 pregnancies with a prescription dispensed for methylphenidate in the first trimester and linked them to live birth outcomes between 2005 and 2012.
We are also aware of the possibility that methylphenidate could be diverted and abused, and for this reason we recommend that its use should be monitored carefully.
Each extended-release tablet contains 18 mg or 27 mg of methylphenidate hydrochloride as the active ingredient and is designed to be effective for 12 hours.
The children who were given methylphenidate for a year showed greater improvement in attention, behavioral problems, and social skills than those who did not take the medication, as measured by a series of performance tests and parent, teacher, and self-questionnaires.