help psychiatric patients talk
Ritalin advertisement, 1958.
Mental Hospitals, Vol. 9, No. 3, p. 23.

Help psychiatric patients talk
New Parenteral Ritalin helps patients to verbalize and makes them more cooperative.   Onset of action is rapid.   The mental alertness of patients is sharpened in as little as five minutes.
"it has been found most valuable in helping the patient to express himself during psychotherapeutic interviews."*
New Parenteral RITALIN® hydrochloride (methylphenidate hydrochloride CIBA)
DOSAGE: 10 to 20 mg. intramuscularly, 10 to 15 minutes before interview
SUPPLIED: Multiple-dose Vials, 10 ml., each vial containing 100 mg. Ritalin hydrochloride in lyophilized form, accompanied by a 10-ml. vial of sterile solvent.
ALSO AVAILABLE: Oral Ritalin in tablets of 5, 10 and 20 mg.
*Waggoner, R.W.: Personal communication.
CIBA     Summit, N.J.

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