The purpose of this site is to bring awareness on how easy it is to overdose Oxycontin(Oxy's) it's other ABUSE dangers and the dangers of Prescription Drug Abuse
   in the memory of Eddie Bisch.
Dangers of ABUSING Ritalin


Name of drug:

Ritalin (methylphenidate)

Street names:

Rids,Pineapple,Uppers,Vitamin R,Jif,Rball


Proper Use:

Ritalin is used to treat narcolepsy, Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

ABUSE Effects:

Ritalin is a stimulant and it�s ABUSE has been likened to a powerful amphetamine similar to drugs such as speed and cocaine.

When abused Ritalin is ADDICTIVE and a TOLERANCE builds to the drug, which means that increased amounts of the drug are needed to achieve the desired effects. Adverse side effects of Ritalin include nervousness, insomnia, loss of appetite, dizziness, headaches and psychotic episodes.

Users of large amount of amphetamines over a long period of time can develop an amphetamine psychosis, which is a mental disorder similar to paranoid schizophrenia.

Withdrawal Symptoms:

Users may experience fatigue; long, disturbed periods of sleep; irritability; intense hunger, and moderate to severe depression.

Overdose Symptoms:

Agitation, confusion, convulsions (may be followed by coma), delirium, dryness of mucous membranes, enlarging of the pupil of the eye, exaggerated feeling of elation, extremely elevated body temperature, flushing, hallucinations, headache, high blood pressure, irregular or rapid heartbeat, muscle twitching, sweating, tremors, vomiting .

Do Not mix this drug with any other drug INCLUDING ALCOHOL


National Institute on Drug Abuse (Ritalin)

Ritalin Abuse Statistics

Researchers Find Potential For Ritalin Abuse In Schools

Ritalin Abuse

Ritalin Abuse on College Campuses


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Edward Barbieri, a toxicologist at National Medical Services in Willow
Grove, said anyone can die from it if they chew it or crush it and then take it.