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... Well we started at 18mg and it didnt do anything, then up to 36 with 5mg of ritalin at 4om to make it so i wouldnt crash while i was at work...well i totally abused the ritalin because they make me high, like speed. So I cant take those. ... (7 replies)
... My previous email got lost.... This is what I learned about Concerta: a. 36mg of Concerta is equiv. to 10mg of Ritalin b. 18mg of Concerta is equiv. to 5mg of Ritalin c. Two separate doses of Concerta in one day is like having 24 hour coverage, for after school, but not to be taken later than 6pm, try Ritalin. (5 replies)
... Anyhow, today i have decreased the dosage. 5mg am and 5mg pm. His speech therapist today tells me he was much "happier", stood the whole time, had to redirect him but it was manageable, not a problem. ... (3 replies)

... I'm finding it hard to get the right dosage, I'm still on 5mg twice a day mostly due to the fact my doctors makes me try a medicine for a month before coming back. She seems to think it takes a month for ritalin to work. ... (10 replies)
... d the right dose is a process that can be a pain, as each person will respond differently to the different medications. Where Adderall is more effective for me, Ritalin may be more effective for you. ... (2 replies)
... Now that I'm typing all of this, maybe I need to try other options. I did try Ritalin and Concerta before Adderall and both had weird side effects. ... (6 replies)
... dose low. Experiment to get the sequencing optimized. It is very important to nail your numbers before you begin school regardless of approach you take. Perhaps Ritalin is the better choice for you. I'm thinking you have three months to find out. It's going to be close. ... (11 replies)
... whosit, Others can address your questions about the drugs. I only have experience with Ritalin. In regards to your question about whether you actually have ADD: There is no physical test that determines this. And whether or not there are any drugs which help your symptoms is also not an indicator of whether you have ADD. It is determined by the pages of tests that you... (5 replies)
Concerta & Lexapro
Oct 30, 2006
... There should be no problem. Ritalin primarily effects dopamine and mildly increases norepinephrine levels, while Lexapro increases seratonin. ... (6 replies)
... my thinking would be that at one point it was okay with your doc for your grandson to be on the Ritalin 5mg twice a day along with the Strattera so they must not be contraindicated together in this case. ... (11 replies)
... Hi, my son now 13 sounds just like yours at that age. You could not get in his space without getting screamed at. For kindergarten, my son took meds. First Ritalin 5mg, which made him zombie-like, overly focused even on that small dose, and he developed tics (shirt rolling, throat noises, etc). After 2 months switched to Dexedrine 10mg and seemed much happier though the... (5 replies)
... aw grades go down to C's and the social behavior did not improve. Our homelife was also struggling with the stress of ADD. I told the doctor I didn't want to use Ritalin or Dex since it didn't help in the past. ... (13 replies)
... Adderall XR DOES come in a 5mg capsule. I took them. Now I pour out half my 10 XR an just eat it. The pamphlet says you can sprinkle it on food, jut don't chew up the granules. ... (5 replies)
... nded release Ritalin. Adderal made me feel weird and gave me depressionafter the drug wore off. Strattera did not help me out at all. I get the best results from 5mg Name Brand Ritalin 3 times daily. THis is the perfect dose for my semtoms. But everyone is different. ... (2 replies)
Adderall Question
May 24, 2004
... Hi, 10 mg is not actually *that* low a dose - most start on 5-10mg of Ritalin or 5mg of Dexedrine or Adderall (Amphetamines are around 2x as potent as Methylphenidate, i.e. you only need half the amount of Adderrall or Dexedrine to get a similar strength of effect as Ritalin). From what I have read/heard etc, it seems that it is often people suffering from hyperactivity... (3 replies)
... Last fall just before I had my life insurance physical my son started ritalin. I tried two doses (each 5mg) of the ritalin (just to see what the effects are) the day before my physical. (I obviously wasn't thinking.) I asked the portamed if it would show up in my blood or urine samples she had taken. She did not know. Luckily it did not show up and I did get a high rating.... (4 replies)
... r 5pm, even though im a night owl. I also take klonopin 1mg 3x daily to counteract any anxiety or stimulation from adderall which seems to work well. I vary from 5mg to 10mg. From what i read, the higher the dose, the better for add. But then there is more anxiety or stimulation. I guess different people vary. ... (2 replies)
... Tolerance and addiction are two VERY different things. My daughter developed a tolerance to ritalin. The initial dose of 5mg worked beautifully but lost effectiveness. ... (16 replies)
... gh much of it's effectiveness was lost, I suffered terrible head aches until I called my doctor. He praised me for calling and then prescribed a small amount of 5mg tabs of generic ritalin to take when my head aches would start. Soon I was completely off the ritalin. ... (0 replies)
Strattera
Mar 27, 2003
... s is my first post as well. My son is 11, will be 12 in May. Was diagnosed with ADHD and Oppositional Defiance Disorder when he was 6. Oringally we had him on Ritalin 5mg at several different dosages. Made a world of difference, but he metabolized it so quickly, i could watch him go up and down every two hours. ... (17 replies)




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