- Ritalin proprietary name (Ciba Ltd., originally in Switzerland) for drug methylphenidate hydrochloride, copyrighted 1948, years before the drug itself was marketed.
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Ritalin — [rit′ l in] trademark for a stimulant, C14H19NO2·HCl, used to treat depression, hyperactivity in children, etc … English World dictionary
Ritalin® — /ritˈə lin/ noun A proprietary name for methylphenidate … Useful english dictionary
Ritalin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Methylphenidat Andere Namen … Deutsch Wikipedia
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Ritalin — /rit l in/, Pharm., Trademark. a brand of methylphenidate in its hydrochloride form. * * * A mild form of amphetamine used in the treatment of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), generic name methylphenidate. Ritalin, taken as a pill … Universalium
Ritalin — [[t]rɪ̱t(ə)lɪn[/t]] N UNCOUNT Ritalin is a drug that is used especially in the treatment of attention deficit disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. [TRADEMARK] … English dictionary
Ritalin — noun central nervous system stimulant (trade name Ritalin) used in the treatment of narcolepsy in adults and attention deficit disorder in children • Syn: ↑methylphenidate • Usage Domain: ↑trade name • Hypernyms: ↑stimulant, ↑stimulant drug, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Ritalin — trademark used for a preparation of methylphenidate … New Collegiate Dictionary
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