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... What is the difference between ritalin and adderall? ... (1 replies)
... my doctor is very wary of putting me on Adderall for just that reason. I'm very skinny and cannot afford to lose any weight whatsoever. ... (9 replies)
... I'll echo that....Plain generic Ritalin has been my miracle as well. ... (7 replies)

... The school nurse and his Doctor have suggested switching to adderall. Apparently the dose is usually given only once a day, reducing the potential of abuse and adderall is less popular with adolescents. ... (8 replies)
... I'm curious. What is your Ritalin dose? ... (7 replies)
... ed more often. Basically, I want to try adderall, also a plus to me is that weight loss is BIG with adderall, and I could really stand to lose. I know thats with ritalin too, but I dont think as much. ... (7 replies)
... I am 42 with ADD. I was on Ritalin a few years ago then stopped. When I started again I had really bad headaches taking it. ... (1 replies)
... Of course you are not a loser. Years of amphetamines for ADD could easily tempt a teen, who might have become tolerant and thus never quite feels right even on the med, to experiment for a bit of better feeling or simply to make the med more effective so they can be "normal" again. You know, most in the medical field feel taking ADD meds in childhood will stop a teen from... (8 replies)
... from someone who knows, i estimate 70 percent of teens with stimulant meds will be either selling them or abusing within time. if your son is snorting ritalin hes been doing this awhile. no he can't go back to useing them correctly. ... (8 replies)
... I would stay on Ritalin as long as it helps and you don't have any major problems. Adderall is more controlling. Since Ritalin is not an amphetamine there is generally no withdrawal problems. ... (3 replies)
... My shrink tried me on Adderall first and it plunged me into such a huge depression and paranoia, that.........well, it was just ugly. So, it's Ritalin for me. The only annoying thing is that there are a lot of people who are so against Ritalin. ... (7 replies)
... Give Adderall a try. There are various strengths, and 2 different formulations. ... (1 replies)
... Did you dislike one or get reults with one and not the other. I have taken ritalin for a few months now and am pleased with it. ... (3 replies)
... i have never taken ritalin but ive been taking adderall xr for 4 months and it has helped me with my concentration a great deal yet i have extremely bad side affects. ... (1 replies)
... I've taken both. I first began with Ritalin and after a few years when its effectiveness wore off, I switched over to Adderall. For the most part, I've been pretty happy with Adderall. ... (3 replies)
... I took Ritalin for a few years, and it worked wonders for my ADHD. I was also on Dexedrine at one point, and that didn't work out to well, so I was med free for a few years. ... (3 replies)
... My son will be 11 years old in august, and was diagnosed with ADHD when he was 6. In second grade the doctor started him on Ritalin 2x per day at 5mg per dose. ... (1 replies)
... My husband was taking Ritalin for a good 10 years in a number of mgs and extended release as well as 3-4 times a day. When Adderal XR was first introduced to the market, our psych doc HIGHLY recommended the switch for a few reasons. #1. the extended release feature, he's quite forgetful when it comes to taking his meds and the idea of just one pill a day was appealing to... (7 replies)
... I'm on Adderall XR which is extended release, I only have to take it once a day. ... (7 replies)
... Candy if the ritalin is working for you with no real negative side effects why switch? ... (7 replies)

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