Screen printed poster on the insert of Ritalin.
size: 27 x 31 mm
printed on 80gr paperIt all began in 1944, when the chemist Leandro Panizzon synthesised methylphenidate at Ciba’s laboratories in Basel. Like the vast majority of chemists of the day, he decided to test his discovery on the first person he could find, his wife Marguerite (nicknamed “Rita”). And she rapidly noticed the effects.
Rita felt the most significant changes while playing tennis, as her game improved after taking the drug. The molecule acts quickly on the nervous system and improves concentration