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Ritalin overdose: Ritalin is a prescription drug used to treat ADHD. Excessive doses of the drug can result in various symptoms and even death in severe cases. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Ritalin overdose is available below.
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Prognosis for Ritalin overdose: Prognosis varies depending on the severity of the overdose. Prognosis can be improved by prompt treatment.
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