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... and my doc wants me to switch to Concerta. I would hate to give up the gains I have made, but the side effects are driving me nuts. Does anyone have an opinion on Concerta vs. Adderall for adults? ... (8 replies)
... Obviously you've gotten a number of different responses, so here's one to add to the list... ... (8 replies)
... My son has done so much better on Adderall then Concerta. He takes 15 mg of Adderall. The only problem was that he was getting used to the dose within a months time and having to be moved up. ... (11 replies)

... I am on Focalin and have been since early 2003. It works great for me. I have no side effects and my weight has stayed the same since I started taking it. ... (9 replies)
... I was on Adderall XR for 2 months. I liked it O.K. but I did have the same side effects, I am now on day two of concerta and I have noticed a diffrence in not only side effects being less but also I see a big improvement in focus and even modivation. ... (8 replies)
... depressants lose some of their effectiveness if you stop taking them and then start again, even if you are taking another med in between. ... (8 replies)
... Brenda, my son is doing great with a combination of Adderall RX and Strattera. The great thing that has happened is that they seem to both cancel out the negative side effects of each other. ... (5 replies)
... Welcome to the club. What sort of process did you go through for your diagnosis? ... (3 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. On Ritalin I got terrible nausea and headaches. ... (6 replies)
... Best of luck to you, anxiety is awful. ... (2 replies)
Accepted son's ADD
Oct 18, 2004
... able to see how my son would do on Concerta. There is no way he is swallowing anything! I have tried it all. I am now waiting for the doctor to call me regarding Adderall XR which is time released and can be sprinkled in applesauce. ... (33 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. I could "feel" Adderall but not Ritalin. ... (18 replies)
... I've never heard of Concerta B, and a quick internet search turned up nothing on the subject. Assuming that Concerta B is the same as Concerta, I don't think it's likely that it would cause that sort of reaction. ... (1 replies)
... So...stick to Adderall..? i haven't tried the XR yet,gonna see my doc on monday,should i try the XR ? my days are very long,morning till very late night(sometimes 3-4 am).The Adderall does wear off pretty fast and i forget to take another dose so my productivity suffers when that happens:yawn: Wonder if XR will take me thrue the day,and also,i haven't gotten any of the bad... (9 replies)
... I am new to this board and have been reading over several of the new posts. I have a close family member that has ADHD and has been on a stimulant for quite some time. ... (14 replies)
Is ADD a disorder?
Sep 30, 2005
... It was ok, but I could tell didn't kick in as fast or as effective as ritalin. I'm scared to go to the 36mg because of his sensitivity to the stimulants. ... (29 replies)

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