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Compound Summary for: CID 4158

Methylphenidate

Also known as: Daytrana, Methylphenidan, Phenidylate, Methylin, Metilfenidato, Calocain, Plimasine, Concerta, Meridil
Molecular Formula: C14H19NO2   Molecular Weight: 233.30616   InChIKey: DUGOZIWVEXMGBE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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
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