Methylphenidate HCl

CAS number: 298-59-9

Methylphenidate hydrochloride is a central nervous system stimulant, primarily used as a first-line medication to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It can also be used as a treatment for narcolepsy.


Formula: C14H20ClNO2

Molecular weight: 269.77 g/mol

Therapeutic area: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

Monographs: USP, Ph. Eur. *

Regulatory filings: DMF (including USDMF), CEP †

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