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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.

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.

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 294 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 25 publications in 2008
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