Can You Get High on Ritalin?

Ritalin is a drug commonly prescribed to treat ADHD. It’s also one of the most commonly abused prescription medications in the United States.

Why is recreational use of Ritalin so prevalent?

It boils down to its properties as a stimulant that enhances energy, focus, and drive. In addition to a pleasant high, it can help people focus on tasks such as school work or professional work.

As always, I decided to hunker down, do some research, and find out about the Ritalin experience for myself.

What is Ritalin?

Ritalin shares a lot of similarities with Adderall. The main difference is that Ritalin is fast acting while Adderall is slow release. A Ritalin high is shorter than an Adderall high.