trademark — used for a preparation of methylphenidate

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  • Ritalin — trademark a drug that is used to treat Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (=a condition that causes people, especially children, to be too active and not able to pay attention for very long) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Ritalin — proprietary name (Ciba Ltd., originally in Switzerland) for drug methylphenidate hydrochloride, copyrighted 1948, years before the drug itself was marketed …   Etymology dictionary

  • 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

  • Ritalin — Méthylphénidate Méthylphénidate Structure du Méthylphénidate Général Nom IUPAC …   Wikipédia en Français

  • 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

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