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Methylphenidate MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Methylphenidate
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.223.601.600
D03.383.621.460
Unique ID
D008774
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008774
Scope Note
A central nervous system stimulant used most commonly in the treatment of ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER in children and for NARCOLEPSY. Its mechanisms appear to be similar to those of DEXTROAMPHETAMINE. The d-isomer of this drug is referred to as DEXMETHYLPHENIDATE HYDROCHLORIDE.
Entry Term(s)
Centedrin
Concerta
Daytrana
Equasym
Metadate
Methylin
Methylphenidate Hydrochloride
Phenidylate
Ritalin
Ritalin-SR
Ritaline
Tsentedrin
Pharm Action
Central Nervous System Stimulants
Dopamine Uptake Inhibitors
Registry Number
207ZZ9QZ49
Related Numbers
113-45-1
298-59-9
4B3SC438HI
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Piperidineacetic acid, alpha-phenyl-, methyl ester
Public MeSH Note
PHENIDYLATE was see METHYLPHENIDATE 1978-94
Online Note
use METHYLPHENIDATE to search PHENIDYLATE 1978-94
History Note
PHENIDYLATE was see METHYLPHENIDATE 1978-94
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2017/05/24
Methylphenidate Preferred
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