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What is metilfenidato used for?

Medically reviewed by Carmen Pope, BPharm. Last updated on Nov 4, 2022.

Official answer


Metilfenidato is the Spanish, Italian, and Portuguese translation for methylphenidate which may be used to treat children or adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) to help with hyperactivity and impulsive behavior, and allow them to concentrate better. Metilfenidato may also be used to treat adults with narcolepsy. Metilfenidato translates to methylphenidate.

What can metilfenidato be used to treat?

Metilfenidato can be used to treat

  • ADHD
  • Narcolepsy.

Which countries is metilfenidato available in?

Metilfenidato is the translation for methylphenidate that is used in the following countries:

  • Italy
  • Portugal
  • Spain.

What is the equivalent of metilfenidato in the United States?

Metilfenidato is known as methylphenidate in the United States and is available as a generic and as the following brands: Adhansia XR, Aptensio XR, Concerta, Cotempla XR-ODT, Jornay PM, Metadate CD, Methylin ER, QuilliChew ER, Quillivant XR, Relexxii, and Ritalin.

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  • Methylphenidate Tech Dico.

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