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"Methylphenidate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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A central nervous system stimulant used most commonly in the treatment of attention-deficit disorders in children and for narcolepsy. Its mechanisms appear to be similar to those of DEXTROAMPHETAMINE.

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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Methylphenidate" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Methylphenidate" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 260 publications over 32 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 2008
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