Is a round peach pill with s 20 on one side and 230 on the other a 20 mg ritalin?

Not Medical Advice: Yes, Ritalin is one of the US brand names for Methylphenidate hydrochloride.

Other US Brand Name includes:

Aptensio XR
Concerta
Metadate CD
Metadate ER
Methylin
Methylin ER
QuilliChew ER
Quillivant XR
Ritalin LA
Ritalin-SR

Methylphenidate is used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It belongs to the group of medicines called central nervous system (CNS) stimulants. Methylphenidate is also used to treat narcolepsy. Narcolepsy is an uncontrollable desire for sleep or a sudden attack of deep sleep.

Methylphenidate works in the treatment of ADHD by increasing attention and decreasing restlessness in children and adults who are overactive, cannot concentrate for very long, or are easily distracted and impulsive. This medicine is used as part of a total treatment program that also includes social, educational, and psychological treatment.

Tip! Find patient medical information for methylphenidate oral including its uses, side effects and safety, interactions, pictures, warnings and user ratings on WebMD.

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