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... effects, effects of the drugs vary... ... (18 replies)
... Try this!" So I did, and the Adderall worked. Problem solved. ... (9 replies)
... I personally found Adderall to be much stronger than Ritalin. Again, everyone is different in how their body reacts to medication, so it's kind of hard to decide from others' opinions. ... (18 replies)

... Trying different meds is certainly worth a try, though if you found that Ritalin works for you, I would absolutely lean in the direction of sticking with it. ... (44 replies)
... dexedrine is a controlled the same class as ritalin, adderall and desoxyn which are considered class 2...considered to have limited uses and very high abuse rate.. ... (18 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)
... Tomorrow I will take my first 5mg Adderall dose. My prescription is for 5mg twice a day. ... (1 replies)
... ffective, or even unable to bind with the target receptors, it will not have the desired effect. Worse, if it binds to cites that are not intended, it can cause side effects. ... (27 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)
... ely, 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)
... I found Ritalin to work well, and I found that I wasn't overly irritable. ... (3 replies)
... stimulants work more quickly, they can be used more selectively, permitting parents to medicate their children on days that it's necessary while sparing them the side effects of the meds on days that it's not required. ... (1 replies)
... Now that I'm typing all of this, maybe I need to try other options. I did try Ritalin and Concerta before Adderall and both had weird side effects. On Concerta I would find myself in places and couldn't remember how I got there or what I was doing, basically losing time. ... (6 replies)
... up compared to Ritalin, MINUS the negative side effects, i.e. the "coming down" effect, decreased libido, and hair loss. All of which he experienced personally. ... (7 replies)
... I want to retain a balanced view. Dexedrine CR is NOT the med for everyone. No one medication is. It will not surprise me at all if many find Adderall or Ritalin or Strattera or Wellbutrin more effective their case. ... (27 replies)
... Candy if the ritalin is working for you with no real negative side effects why switch? ... (7 replies)
... Both these meds are very closely related, chemically, both have the same psychostimulant effect and tend toward the same side effects. ... (1 replies)
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Sep 30, 2005
... mg of ritalin. Any more and the side effects are too great. It is frutrating! I sometimes give him some caffiene drinks after lunch to help a little. Do you find caffience helps at all? ... (29 replies)
May 12, 2010
... Commonly used ADHD medications include: Methylphenidate (Ritalin) based Concerta Daytrana (patch) Focalin and Focalin XR Metadate CD Metadate ER Methylin Chewable Tablets Methylin Oral Solution (9 replies)

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