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Drug - Ritalin-sr
The trade name of the product as shown on the labeling.

The product dosage form and route separated by a semi-colon.

Active Ingredient(s) - Methylphenidate Hydrochloride
Multiple ingredients are in alphabetical order.

Strength - 20MG
The potency of the active ingredient(s), Methylphenidate Hydrochloride. May repeat for multiple part products.

Applicant - NOVARTIS
The firm name holding legal responsibility for Ritalin-sr. The firm name is condensed to a maximum twenty character unique string.

New Drug Application (NDA) Number - 018029
The FDA assigned number to Ritalin-sr. Format is nnnnnn.

Product Number - 001
The FDA assigned number to identify Ritalin-sr. Each strength is a separate product. May repeat for multiple part products. Format is nnn.

Therapeutic Equivalence (TE) Code - AB
The TE Code indicates the therapeutic equivalence rating of generic to innovator Rx products.

Approval Date - Mar 30, 1982
The date Ritalin-sr was approved as stated in the FDA approval letter to the applicant. The format is Mmm dd, yyyy. Products approved prior to the January 1, 1982 contain the phrase: "Approved prior to Jan 1, 1982".

Reference Listed Drug (RLD) - No
The pioneer or innovator of Ritalin-sr. The RLD identifies the product Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDA) use as a reference. Format is Yes or No.

Type - RX
The group or category of approved drugs Ritalin-sr is in. Format is RX, OTC, DISCN.

Applicant Full Name - Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corp
The full name of the firm holding legal responsibility for the new application of Ritalin-sr.