What does the typical stimulant user look like? In this infographic you can explore the age, gender, past year and past month meth use, polydrug use statistics, and emergency room visits.
Long-term use of Ritalin is defined as more than 2 weeks of daily dosing. Using Ritalin can result in a number of negative side effects, including motor tics, headache, seizures, or numbness, pain, or sensitivity of the extremities. More here on adverse effects caused by long-term use of Ritalin.
Can you take too much Ritalin to accidentally overdose? It is recommended that the daily Ritalin dose should not exceed 60 mg. More on Ritalin dosage and safety, here.
Ritalin (methylphenidate) may cause sudden death, heart attack or stroke in people with heart defects or serious heart problems. More here on risks and adverse effects of Ritalin here.
Ritalin is used in the treatment of ADHD and is misused as a study aid or as a stimulant drug.
Ritalin is prescribed is doses from 10-60 mg a day to help with ADHD. More on Ritalin dosage, cost, and prescriptions here.
Immediate release Ritalin lasts for about 3-4 hours, although extended release versions of Ritalin last all day long (8 hours). Learn more about Ritalin ‘s effects of the brain and body here.
Ritalin works by affecting the brain, causing a stimulant effect. Ritalin can make you more alert, but it can also cause seizures, heart palpitations or even hallucinations. More on how Ritalin works in the brain and body here.
Is snorting Ritalin safe. Can you snort Ritalin effectively or should you only take Ritalin orally? Does snorting Ritalin get you high? More on the dangers of snorting Ritaline and its effects here.
How long Ritalin stays in your system depends on what formula of Ritalin you’re taking. Learn more about drug detection for Ritalin in blood, urine, and hair here.