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dexmethylphenidate

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noun dex·meth·yl·phen·i·date \ˌdeks-ˌmeth-əl-ˈfen-ə-ˌdāt\

Medical Definition of dexmethylphenidate

  1. :  a mild stimulant of the central nervous system C14H19NO2·HCl that is administered orally to treat attention deficit disorder Dexmethylphenidate is the dextrorotatory enantiomer of methylphenidate. It is marketed under the trademark Focalin.


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