Common side effects include sleeping problems, anxiety, and weight loss. Prolonged erections, allergic reactions. Methylphenidate is thought to work by blocking neurons from taking up dopamine and norepinephrine. Methylphenidate is a stimulant in the phenethylamine and piperidine groups in the central nervous system ( CNS).
This drug is used to treat hyperactivity disorder with attention deficit-ADHD. It functions by altering the levels inside the brain of certain natural substances. Methylphenidate is part of a class of medications known as stimulants. It will help to improve your concentration span, remain focused on a task, and control behavioral issues. It can also help you coordinate your assignments and develop listening skills.
This medicine is also used for treating a certain sleep disorder (narcolepsy).