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... Strattera is an entirely different drug. Although it can be stimulating, is is not technically a "stimulant". ... (4 replies)
... I have adult ADHD and was put on Ritalin and Concerta. ... (5 replies)
... t I was somehow born in the wrong family, I just had a baby three months ago. I'm not sure what finally spurred me to go back to my doctor but I did. I had tried ritalin before but my body metabolized it too fast, it made me OVERFOCUS on one thing. ... (4 replies)

... is ritalin considered to be a "heavier" drug than the others? ... (2 replies)
... what is the difference between all the different meds out there for add/adhd. I'm on adderall xr which i know is an ampetamine, is all the meds amphetamines? wondering if someone could inform me. thank you (4 replies)
... My daughter took ritalin years ago and it was horrible! She became defiant and tempermental and her tics increased. I hesitated on Concerta for quite a while because of this. She does take concerta now with entirely different effects. ... (4 replies)
... I also find concerta takes longer to kick in but once it does it works well. i just make sure he takes it 1 hour before school so by the time school starts it is effective. ... (4 replies)
Ritalin LA
Mar 11, 2005
... I dont take adderall but if it is anything like concerta, dosewise, I would increase it. I am on 36mg of Concerta for my ADD. I just started 3 days ago and it seems to be good but not quite strong enough. I'd like to increase it to like 50 or something. ... (1 replies)
... Unfortunately, everyone in your case is making a false distinction. The active ingredient in both Ritalin and Concerta is methylphenidate hydrochloride, which means, in effect that Concerta is Ritalin. The only meaningful difference between the two meds is the delivery system. ... (1 replies)
... but decided to switch to Concerta a couple of weeks ago so I didn't have to go through all the ups and downs of Ritalin. I am now taking two 54mg tabs of Concerta a day, along with early morning and late evening 10mg "bumps" of Ritalin. ... (9 replies)
... I was diagnosed with adult add about 2 years ago. I was originally put on Concerta and 10mg Ritalin. I found the Concerta to be helpfull at first but after a while I began to experience signs of depression. ... (4 replies)
... release and lasts longer as adults tend to have longer days. Both Concerta and Ritalin are Methylphenidate so the risk of Concerta "hurting" someone is no more than Ritalin. ... (5 replies)
... Unfortunately, that's simply not true. Even if you were twins, there are a huge number of biological and environmental factors that can lead to people receiving different effects from different medications. While Concerta may indeed work for you, the fact that it works for your brother is meaningless. ... (3 replies)
... w doc suggested Concerta. We played with the dosage for a couple of months, and now I have been at 36 mg for several months. It has been much more helpful than Ritalin was. ... (15 replies)
... but with different delivery systems. Concerta is a much longer acting version although many people find that it doesn't last as long as it claims. ... (4 replies)
... fence with stimulant medications. Methyphenadates which is the Ritalin, Concerta, Daytrana stuff and Amphetamines which are the Adderall, Dexodrine and such. Two different "molecules". Adderall and Concerta are on different sides of the fence. ... (3 replies)
... stion I have for talking to your doctor is to suggest that perhaps it might be worth a try to begin with a more "traditional" or "basic" ADHD medication, such as Ritalin or Adderal. ... (6 replies)
... Like getreal, I concur that both Adderal and can have totally different effects. ... (9 replies)
... The problem is, Jeffie, that because Concerta and Adderall are different drugs there just isn't any way to compare them mg to mg. ... (10 replies)
... Hi everyone, I have question ... Has anyone heard of children qualifying for disability benefits for ADHD? I have 2 children with ADHD and each take 3 - 4 different kinds of prescriptions a day. My son is 11 1/2 and been on meds since he was 4yrs old, and my daughter is 10 and put on meds when she was 8. Here is a list of what medications they take: My son: Morning ... (6 replies)




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