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... My doctor just recently switced me from Strattera to Adderall. With the Strattera I felt down all the time, no energy to do anything. But my question is what is the difference between Adderall and Adderall XR? ... (4 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)
... My almost 6 year old daughter has tried Adderall XR and Concerta and they both caused tics.She is on Strattera now and it is not working.This is the second time we have tried Strattera.Last time we tried it for 6 weeks and it didn't work. ... (5 replies)

... Is there a chemical difference between the two or how it works in the body. Many have gone off of Strattera and back to Adderall XR. I know there isn't one easy answer...just trying to find the best fit. ... (3 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)
... Yes, my son tried XR and it did not work. He just didn't feel any difference. (9 replies)
... me and my son both take adderall but find we do better on regular adderall then xr , actually the xr of anything just does not work for us. we take several small doses thru the day. ... (9 replies)
... I liked that with Adderall you only have to use it on school days when he needs more focus. With concerta or Strattera you have to take it every day to keep it in your system. ... (9 replies)
... Just as an FYI - just because Strattera is a non-stimulant medication, it doesn't mean it is for calming down hyperactivity. (In fact Strattera is more effective at increasing focus and improving self-management/combatting executive dysfunction than at curbing hyperactivity) Some people however just don't do well on it, so by all means give stimulants a try if you feel you... (2 replies)
Feb 18, 2003
... but think some of it has to do with old habits of being lazy. Those are things we do have to work with him on. All in all, I'm very pleased how he's doing on the Strattera vs Adderall XR. Curious to see what the next few days bring when he's on his target dose. ... (16 replies)
... Her doctor said it should work in two weeks.Does it really take a couple of months?I have heard that it doesn't work when they are sick.She does have 2 ear infections.I really didn't like the side effects of the stimulants but she was doing better in school.I hated the tics.She was jerking her neck and rubbing her hair all the time.I am willing to give it more time if it will... (5 replies)
... That she's happier now is great news. If it were me and I was worried about tics, I'd wait out the Strattera. But, as her mom, you know her better than anyone else! (5 replies)
... was diagnosed with ADD and put on Strattera. For some time I have felt like I have had ADD but had never seen a doctor about it. Before being diagnosed, I took adderall one time from a friend to see if it would help me study. ... (1 replies)
... Stimulants work by directly increasing the amount of certain neurotransmitters available in the brain, while reuptake inhibitors like Strattera increase those levels indirectly by blocking the breakdown of the affected neurotransmitters. ... (1 replies)
... ned with me. Ritalin didnt work, believe it or not. But it did make me lose significant amounts of weight, but I also have that problem with Adderall. I am on Adderall XR now and have been for most of high school and now college. ... (18 replies)
... is another valid Adderall abstraction. ... (27 replies)
... ted with impulsivity and hyperactivity. Both amphetamines and methylphenidates hit dopamine strong, the amphetamines also have a strong effect on norepinephrine. Strattera only has a strong effect on norepinephrine. ... (14 replies)
... My son,,,,who is now 12, took Adderall about 4 year ago, and ended up with terrible TICS from it. then they told us he didn't have ADHD. ... (6 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)
... work on both dopamine and norepinepherine receptors in the brain. Strattera works predominately on norepinepherine receptors. ... (2 replies)

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