Concerta Infographic

Last Edited: February 22, 2020

Patricia Howard, LMFT, CADC

Clinically Reviewed
Jim Brown, CDCA

All of the information on this page has been reviewed and certified by an addiction professional.

Concerta (methylphenidate) is a CNS stimulant (“upper”) primarily used to treat ADD, ADHD, and Narcolepsy. It is commonly abused by students trying to focus for extended periods of time on their school work, giving it the reputation as “the study drug”. Concerta is a long-acting stimulant and comes in an extended-release dosage. Visit the Concerta Page to learn more.