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... No, absolutely not. That is, I know of no adult that gets 12 hours out of XR. Children will. But not adults. Most adults prescribed XR take 2 back-to-back to get all day efficacy. That means most adults are getting about 6 to 8 hours out of one XR. Below is a quote from studies done at Harvard Medical School. Of course, the any-drug-is-a-no-good-drug crowd will dismiss... (9 replies)
... unwilling to focus on reading due to distractions, boredom, and a general dislike of reading except to gain knowledge. ... (2 replies)
... Try to be more specific than 'want to focus,' as focus can have different meanings to different people. ... (3 replies)

... If you have been diagnosed with ADHD, then treatment with medication is virtually always an important part of your overall recovery. The stimulants will improve focus and short term memory, making the academic environment less stressful from that perspective. ... (58 replies)
... s such as heart disease, the therapeutic doses of both Adderral and Dexadrine have a long history of safety. So does Ritalin, not an amphetamine, but in class of stimulants less powerful but I doubt less addictive. The chances of getting addicted are minimal if you take only the recommended dose. ... (3 replies)
... I tried Concerta and couldn't take it. Would Dexadrine be a better med to try or are there other stimulants that can help without making my moods unstable? ... (5 replies)
... As far as Strattera goes, I have to admit it has helped some, for me it was among my worse nightmares. No energy, lots of appetite, less focus than no med at all and it was ruining certain aspects of my marriage. ... (6 replies)
... wer dose of a stimulant class med than ADHD. Keep in mind that not all with ADHD respond to stimulants. About 25 to 30 percent do not respond at all, that is, to stimulants focus enhancing, implusivity and hyperactivity suppressing properties. ... (31 replies)
... hours or a day or so at a time. I often don't want to go to bed simply because I don't want to face another jobless day. But, it bothers me to take a whole lot stimulants at the tail end of a sleepless night. It just seems excessive and wrong somehow. ... (3 replies)
... What you should feel however, is that you can focus better. Reading should become easier, getting off your butt and starting or finishing that project should be a little less difficult. ... (5 replies)
... I've been taking AdderallXR (amphetamine) for about a year. It's made a huge difference for me. I'm more patient, less impulsive, less fidgety & I can finally focus/concentrate on ONE thing at a time (something I've always had trouble with). This med has benefitted me in more ways than I can count. Like all meds though, there are side effects (some more bothersome than... (4 replies)
... far less than with regular lithium. ... (4 replies)
... Stimulants might make him less impulsive and help him focus but you mentioned you think he may have anxiety... in which case stimulants would be no good. Also you mentioned problems with emotion management. ... (6 replies)
... doc said some people's anxiety improves with stimulants, some people's get's worse. There's no way I can explain it in one post but I can tell you how I feel. Focus meant confindence and clear thought, which meant less anxiety and less feeling poopy. ... (4 replies)
... Most kids get less than the average of 9 hours of sleep that they need. ... (15 replies)
... medicate away the pain of ADHD, it is entirely possible that you can handle stimulant meds. You might find that the stimulants sufficiently manage your ADHD so that your craving for chemical relief is greatly mitigated. ... (2 replies)
... That's good, one less thing to worry about! AD's are an abbreviation for antidepressants. SSRi's especially can cause sleep pattern changes. ... (17 replies)
... beCalmd is AWESOME!!! Thats what I take. :) Tics are bad yes, and seem worse when they happen to your child but unfortunantly stimulant medications many times cause even worse permanent side effects. They cause the same brain damage as cocaine when they are given to children. What happens is the normal working level of dopamine is 10 in adhd kids its about 7 so they treat... (28 replies)
Adderall Crash
Oct 21, 2010
... on the other hand, you'll find that the highs are much less pronounced as well, which may not feel as good, but will be better for you in the long term. ... (7 replies)
... If you can't get a referral, or if financial considerations make it impossible, make sure you're getting plenty of exercise, do your best to focus on natural foods, and try to maintain a consistent schedule seven days a week. ... (3 replies)

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