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... I have ADD. I tried Concerta and felt no effects. I was excited to go back to the doctors and get Adderall (or so I thought) instead he gives me focalin!! I look it up and like NOBODY even uses it!! Concerta didn't work because I have a high tolerance with pills. I don't know what it is going to take to just try ADDERALL!! I have been waiting for this pill for 5 months. Does... (2 replies)
... for bipolar disorder since 1999 and was on all types of medication, lithium worked best, but the shaking became too severe. So I changed doctors and he gave me Focalin XR, well after 2 days on this I broke out into a very severe rash on my neck and chest so he had me quit. ... (4 replies)
... My daughter is 14 and takes focalin. She's been on Adderal before and it kind of stopped working. She didn't have any bad side effects or anything. The focalin seems to be doing very well. She notices that she's not usually hungry until it starts to wear off. And even then she's not overeating. ... (3 replies)

... Well considering that Adderall (or any ADHD drug) screws with your neurotransmitters the sudden shift might be throwing you outta whack. That could improve over time as your body adjusts to the meds (which could take weeks to months). Talk with your doctor. One option would be to switch to an alternative stimulant (Ritalin or Ritalin-like such as Focalin) or simply continue... (12 replies)
... maybe it's not the meds that's making you irritable, but if it's long lasting or not. that way teh case for me anyway. ... (3 replies)
... A. Focalin at the same dose is more potent that Ritalin, because Focalin is Dextromethylphenidate while Ritalin is Racemic? ... (4 replies)
... octors and my daughter's doctor had no problem writing this letter and I am awaiting approval for her. However, my son's doctor said she wanted to try my son on Adderall XR 10mg and Prozac 10mg in the morning. She said that the Prozac enhances the Adderall and it would almost be like he is taking 20mg. ... (0 replies)
... Don't know if you will see this or not but in relation to your question of switching from Adderall to Focalin------I suggest switching to Nordic Naturals Ultimate 2x's fish oil caps 2150 mgs. They say it works wonders for ADHD. Have not tried yet but ordered some 3x's cheaper on E-bay than ****** for 120 caps. (1 replies)
... Focalin at the same dose is more potent that Ritalin, because Focalin is Dextromethylphenidate while Ritalin is Racemic? ... (4 replies)
... Hard to say which is better. Focalin XR is a very potent med. ... (4 replies)
... I would look up the symtoms for bipolar disorder it sounds like you can have that or both. ... (4 replies)
... but i figure becausei wasnt get much sleep or none, wasnt hydrated or sleeping. ... (4 replies)
... iption. It was embarrassing, and uncalled for. I confronted my doctor with this and he said that 60 mg of Ritalin was an awfully high dose and prescribed me to 3 Focalin 10 mg instant releases, and one 54 milligram of Concerta a day! ... (6 replies)
... mg of Adderall is not double the recommended dose. For treatment of ADHD in adults, 40mg per day is considered the upper end, though 60mg is recommended for narcolepsy. ... (3 replies)
... Ok, so I've been on all of the meds you listed at one time or another. I'm no expert, but you and I sound alot alike in the way the Adderall made me feel very social and happy in the beginning but hasn't had that affect for quite some time. ... (9 replies)
... Are you on the Time Release or the Instant Release? ... (2 replies)
... I just quit taking ADDerall XR 25 mg's once a day. I found it ineffective. It helped with the hyperactivity, but did nothing for my concentration and focus. ... (4 replies)
... Try some of the better Ritalin forumulations such as Concerta or Ritalin LA. ... (4 replies)
... Make good and sure you understand, I ain't no GP, shrink or cardiologist. And I ain't as smart as Jane or Thunor. Jane, that "ain't" was so quaint. ... (35 replies)
... methylphenidate, i think d is dextro and l is levo. Focalin only has dextro methylphnidate, and for some reason that makes it absorb into your blood very very fast, but there is no lingering about it. ... (9 replies)




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