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... I don't believe that Concerta is available in a generic, per se. Concerta is methylphenidate, the same as Ritalin, but is formulated such that your body has to metabolize it before the medication becomes available. ... (2 replies)
... around 6 hours. I take COncerta 18 mg at the 6 hour point and this sustains the theraputic effect longer and makes coming down even smother. If you find that Concerta isn't lasting long enough this is a great solution. ... (10 replies)
... My son was on Concerta 27 mg at 70 lbs. It enabled him to do extremely well in school and he didn't seemed very "drugged" by the medicine. ... (0 replies)

... I was actually asking a few weeks ago about Concerta on this board but never got a response. ... (10 replies)
... Usually when I take it at 11, I will crash somewhere around 530pm. ... (10 replies)
... Hi all Im 30 years old and have reciently been diagnosed with ADHD, which is tremendous as i now know what has been wrong with me my whole life. I've been taking Concerta for one week now; only 18mg and it is absolutely fantastic, it seems to be doing exactly what it says on the tin, i can focus, the world is no longer spinning at a million miles an hour, I have... (3 replies)
... Generally that utterly exhausted crash is what happens after taking stimulants to the point that you're not just attentive but a little wired. ... (3 replies)
... you probably aren't crashing from coming off of it. Actually, Concerta peaks at around 6 hours after you take it. It sounds like you are having symptoms when it peaks, not when it's wearing off. ... (10 replies)
... My daughters are 13 and 14. and both are on Concerta but at 54mg. They each started on a low dose at various stages in their lives and worked their way up. ... (10 replies)
... Hello..Your doctor switched you from 60mg of adderall to 54mg of concerta and did not have you taper off one and taper on to the other? ... (5 replies)
... I do pretty well on either 36 or 54 mg concerta in the am (about 7:00 or 8:00) and then, on an as-needed basis only, may take 5 to 10 mg of methylphenidate in the late afternoon or early evening to get me through until midnight or so. Frankly, I usually sleep at least as well if I have been alert and together in the evenings than if I descend into a distracted fog. I've been... (10 replies)
... I still think Concerta would be worth a try in your case. ... (10 replies)
... Let me know what you and the doc decide! The stimulants tend to give you a lovely sense of well-being when you first start taking them. Unfortunately, it doesn't last. People tend to think at that point that the medication isn't working anymore and up their dose. You really have to step back and try to analyze not how you feel, but how you are performing. It's difficult... (10 replies)
... The reason why you felt mad sick when you took the Concerta is because you have been on the Adderall for so long, and you stopped it cold turkey pretty much and your brain/body was crying out for it. I suggest a new doc. Docs do make mistakes, but when they mistakes like! lol (5 replies)
... Amphetamines are linked to bi-polar and depression. My nephew even started to have mood swings on them. Since he's off them, no mood problems. Certainly they could aggravate a pre-existing condition too. Just some info in case.... (5 replies)
... Hi puff,Thank you for your replys.I think I'm going to try the brokendoses sugg.I'm the one who thought I could go straight to another med.The ups and downs are dreadfull.After just one morning on concerta,he did put me back on my reg.meds.I do want to taper down and i just think a start of 10mgs throughout the day is an excelent start I can handle that.Again,thank you.I'll... (5 replies)
... s on 20mg.short acting 3 times a day.Yesterday I asked doc for a change,he said there is no way anyone should take more adderall a day.which I agree.He put me on concerta 54mgs.after 5hrs. I was crazy sick. ... (5 replies)
... Hi all. I am taking 36 mg of Concerta and I notice that, while I feel good for about 8 hours, I then crash with fatigue (not depression). I still feel hungover the next morning and have trouble getting up. Anyone else? (4 replies)
ADD and Concerta
Mar 17, 2005
... I cannto speak about Concerta but I take ritalin, which is the active ingredient in Concerta. I take the regular Ritalin but have just quit the long acting stuff. ... (6 replies)
Concerta question
Jan 30, 2005
... I ask because I am currently taking ritalin and have asked for soemthing else so I do not have to remeber taking pills. Does Concerta have the same crash as ritalin? ... (7 replies)

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