What diseases is Ritalin used to treat?
Attention deficit and hyperactivity disorder (ADHD): It helps to reduce impulsive behaviors-overactivity, increase attention (attention duration) and concentration by affecting brain chemicals. It also increases the activity in certain areas of the brain that work below normal. Children aged 6-18, adolescents and adults with this condition are prescribed non-drug treatments, such as behavioral therapy, if they do not work.
Narcolepsy: It alleviates the excessive sleepiness that occurs during the day in these people.
Ritalin can also be used to treat cognitive diseases associated with HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) and to relieve cancer pain.

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