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... I would not recommend taking both at the same time, especially when you're taking the maximum recommended dose of one of those meds. ... (13 replies)
... ns his head back in a wierd way, he never has done that before thats why I say I think its tics. I really don't like the way he is on this adderall either, he's not himself and it seems to also make him very moody, as well as having nightmares. ... (3 replies)
... I need some input from someone with experience with Focalin XR. My 6 year old Son has been having major problems in school with ADHD and ODD. He also has Anxiety. ... (2 replies)

... My son used to be on Metadate. He ended up being put on Focalin in the afternoon because his meds would wear off too soon. Then we decided these meds just were not working enough for him so he was put on Concerta. ... (20 replies)
... a day. I found it ineffective. It helped with the hyperactivity, but did nothing for my concentration and focus. Others may argue, but if I were you, I'd ask for Focalin XR 20 mg's, as well as a low dose of the instant release form to take with the initial dosage, and in the middle of the day when it may be wearing off. ... (4 replies)
... Your Ritalin dosage is way too low compared to your Adderall. Current statistics show that both types are drugs are nearly equally effective but the dosage must be adjusted. Ritalin dosage should be around 1.5 times the dosage of an amphetamine to get the approximate same benefit. Some other options to pursue: 1. Increase the Ritalin (probably something in the 70-90mg... (4 replies)
... erent medications. The one that seemed to have worked the most for the longest time was Concerta. He was on the 54 mg for a couple of years and then they weren't working as well so we had to change again. ... (3 replies)
... my dose until i was at overdose. I wasnt drinking enough water i think, nor would i get up to 4 hours of sleep. Plus i noticed when i would eat oatmeal it would not work on me either. or even just havin alot of food would wear the adderall xr for me. ... (4 replies)
... It is VERY common to need to try multiple drugs before an effective one is found. You are not alone. Stop worrying about what the doctor's office thinks, okay? ... (3 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)
... after a couple of weeks of this i decided to call the dr. and she recommended focalin xr. absolutely no better.... this morning was a nightmare trying to get him dressed and out the door.... i'm in total tears over this.... ... (0 replies)
... The concerta seemed to work but gave him stomach pains and headaches. The ritalin seemed to make him really moody and aggressive and not help much. He just started Focalin 20 mg. and so far it is working ok for him. ... (8 replies)
... and I didn't want his appetite to completely diminish. Doc asked us to try Focalin XR 10mg. ... (25 replies)
... I upped my dose today of Focalin. I cannot tell if it is working or not. An hour after I took it I felt slight nausea and anxiety...about as much from having caffeine. That went away rather shortly. I feel.... ... (2 replies)
... the hard thing for me. I'm either 0 mph or 100 mph. Nowhere in between. I try to take breaks during the day wherever I'm working, but I always feel like there's not enough time for me to take breaks. ... (33 replies)
... I have ADHD. I am a junior in highschool and have been on tons of different meds for ADHD since i was in 1st grade. 25 mg? that's it? i havetaken it since 8 th grade until 10th grade. i took the 40 mg i think. And i do remmeber it making me less hungry. But i am a girl and thought that was great because i was constantly losing weight! All the medications i have taken , my... (3 replies)
... or. I told her that at no time was that explained to me, or if it was, obviously I didn't retain it AND it was not written on any of the paperwork that he gave me. ... (13 replies)
... Well, ya try the meds ... strattera will probably be next ... & if there are side effects you consider the other options ... In addition to what Index said, you can consider low-dose meds along w/supplements, etc. In some cases that is a pretty good compromise. Best wishes. (3 replies)
... I have severe ADHD combined type and I am about to start college. I have tried Ritilin, Adderall, Concerta, and Focalin. The Focalin was the only med that didn't give me bad side affects but it only lasted for about two weeks and then it just stopped working. ... (5 replies)
... The youngest child is currently on 10 mg. focalin and 20mg. metadate. Focalin is taken in the afternoon and the metadate is taken in the morning. ... (10 replies)

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