Ritalin advertisement, 1958.|
Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine, Vol. 44, No. 1.
Brighten the day
for the chronically fatigued, the chronically ill, the convalescent, the apathetic and depressed older patient, the post-
partum patient, the oversedated, the retarded child with Ritalin® hydrochloride (methylphenidate hydrochloride CIBA)
a new mild antidepressant, chemically unrelated to the amphetamines. Ritalin brightens outlook and renews vigor – counteracts drug sedative effects – often improves performance in the elderly. In most cases, Ritalin does not overstimulate, has little or no effect on appetite, blood pressure or pulse rate.
Average dosage: 10 mg. b.i.d. or t.i.d.   Supplied: Tablets, 5 mg. (yellow), 10 mg. (light blue), 20 mg. (peach colored).
CIBA     Summit, N.J.