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The hydrochloride salt of the synthetic central nervous system stimulant methylphenidate. Methylphenidate appears to activate the brain stem arousal system and cortex to produce its stimulant effect and, in some clinical settings, may improve cognitive function. [from NCI]

MedGen UID:
148609
Concept ID:
C0700545
2.

Methylphenidate

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. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
6360
Concept ID:
C0025810
Pharmacologic Substance
3.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) manifests at age 2-3 years or by first grade at the latest. The main symptoms are distractibility, impulsivity, hyperactivity, and often trouble organizing tasks and projects, difficulty going to sleep, and social problems from being aggressive, loud, or impatient. [from HPO]

MedGen UID:
506017
Concept ID:
CN006126
Finding
4.

Hyperactivity

MedGen UID:
504585
Concept ID:
CN000708
Finding
5.

Methylphenidate response

MedGen UID:
488590
Concept ID:
CN165241
Sign or Symptom
6.

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder

MedGen UID:
426927
Concept ID:
CN033424
Disease or Syndrome
7.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

A behavior disorder originating in childhood in which the essential features are signs of developmentally inappropriate inattention, impulsivity, and hyperactivity. Although most individuals have symptoms of both inattention and hyperactivity-impulsivity, one or the other pattern may be predominant. The disorder is more frequent in males than females. Onset is in childhood. Symptoms often attenuate during late adolescence although a minority experience the full complement of symptoms into mid-adulthood. (From DSM-IV) [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
220387
Concept ID:
C1263846
Mental or Behavioral Dysfunction
8.

Hyperactivity

Excessive movement of muscles of the body as a whole, which may be associated with organic or psychological disorders. [from MeSH]

MedGen UID:
98406
Concept ID:
C0424295
Finding

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