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... about not taking Concerta if you have heart problems such as Coronary Artery Disease or have had a recent heart attack. ... (3 replies)
... ADHD. I can really sympathize with you. I have two sons with ADHD. The way that the doctor explained it to me is you divide the concerta dosage by 3 to compare to Ritalin because it is a 12 hour medication. Concerta comes in 18 , 27, or 36 mg. 27 mg would be equivalent to 9 mg of Ritalin. ... (9 replies)
... dream like vision, I broke down and decided to mention my ADD issues to the doc. He handed me a script for ritalin, and I thought i'd give it a go since my fatigue was really troubling me and my focus. ... (9 replies)

... to me to try a different medication. Until this year at his new school. His new school counselor said she went through the very same thing and then they tried Concerta and Heavens opened. Well I called his pediatrician and cried my heart out to him that something needed to change and lets start with the meds. ... (3 replies)
... my mom decided to try alternative therapies instead of Concerta for this school year. ... (4 replies)
... One thing I think we need to remember when we are thinking about medicine is how helpful it will be. Would we say long term medicine would be bad if it was for heart disease? ... (6 replies)
May 6, 2002
... Ive read all the posts on Concerta and all the other meds, including Dans posts which i truly like, for children and ADD. ... (15 replies)
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Jun 21, 2011
... Hey im john, and im 19 year old male and was said to have ADD in march time frame and orginally was given concerta 18mg, soon after went to 36mg... ... (3 replies)
... bleeding in brains, heart problems, jaundice, etc. Heather had enlarged heart, Kenny's was much worse and died 5 days later. Heather had operation for valve and went down to 15 oz. ... (3 replies)
... I would like some feed back from anyone whose child has experienced anxiety like symptoms on Strattera. By way of background, I have a 12 year old daughter, 77lbs. She was on Concerta, but was experiencing horrible tics where she would pick at her self. Once she was taken off the Concerta, the tics went away. She then started on Strattera 25mgs on August 1st, 2003. On... (10 replies)
... There are also several heart related issues in our family including sudden heart attacks. ... (2 replies)
... ODD son too. He is 9. He takes Concerta which really takes the edge off his anger. When he's not on meds, howver, he can be very difficult. Did your son have anger issues prior to starting meds? ... (3 replies)
... Second, take him to the Dr. who deals with behavioral issues and have him tested. You may want to look beyond his pediatrician to someone who deals specifically with ADHD. ... (13 replies)
... does indicate a connection to amphetamines and later development of depression, so there's a hint but I think they've only just begun to really explore long term issues of these drugs. ... (13 replies)
... ritalin and concerta made her heart race and two years ago we tried strattera but it made her stomach hurt and she felt groggy so we quit. ... (9 replies)
... I think it is imporatnt to remember that children respond differently to medications and as Moms we are experts when it comes to our children, follow your heart. My son has been on Strattera for 3 weeks and is doing very well. He has ADHD with some OCD, anxiety & sensory issues. He was tired for the 1st 10 days or so but I never saw any side effects that caused me to consider... (5 replies)

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