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... My 14yo son takes Strattera. He, unlike me, loses his appetite easily and Strattera caused a PROFOUND loss of appetite for him. ... (2 replies)
... Bipolar. He's been on Strattera for about a month, not much of a change at all! She prescribed him Concerta yesterday, as that was one of the ADHD meds that his ins. company covers. well, went to pick up script last nite,,,,and guess what? ... (6 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)

... Has anyone tried both and seen any difference. My son has taken Concerta but it doesn't let him sleep which makes him more hyper. Now he is trying Strattera...he sleeps and eats but cannot focus. ... (3 replies)
... oncerta, it kept him up at night and very emotional. Back to the Adderall RX which was working as long as we upped his dosage each month. Now he is on 25 mg of Strattera and 15 mg of Adderall RX. He is almost 8, weighs 49 lbs. He is eating better, sleeping great, making great grades and having really good behavior. ... (5 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)
... 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)
... When he was on the Concerta he was extremely moody and very tired all the time. He sleeps, eats, and feel good now. ... (11 replies)
... Strattera on initiation tends to have more side effects than stimulants with sleepiness topping the list. I had dismal results from Strattera but must say I've read many raves on various boards about it's effectiveness. ... (7 replies)
... Ritalin and Concerta contain the same active ingredient (methylphenidate). I'm going to guess that this ingredient isn't the right one for you, so that rules out Focalin (dextromethylphenidate) and possibly Daytrana (the patch). Methylphenidate is a stimulant related to amphetamine, but it's slightly different. The next class of stimulant is the true amphetamines. Among... (6 replies)
... Springray. Sounds strange but I got the same info from someone on a uk site so you're not alone & they've gone back to Strattera. Hope u get sorted out, how long have you been on the higher dose? I started Concerta on Sat - couldn't sleep last night felt wired & weird, difficult day at work today I'll be glad to get levelled all this changing meds & doses is really tiring,... (9 replies)
... Yes, my son tried XR and it did not work. He just didn't feel any difference. (9 replies)
... ru the day. only porblem with it is if you have to remember to take your next dose on time or you will crash and have to wait for a catch up. my son also takes strattera both the meds seem to compliment each other each one alone is not as effective. ... (9 replies)
... I've been on everything... Adderall, Dexedrine, Ritalin, although not yet Concerta or Strattera. ... (18 replies)
... work on both dopamine and norepinepherine receptors in the brain. Strattera works predominately on norepinepherine receptors. ... (2 replies)
... He wants me to try strattera and I really don't want to. I would like to try dex or vyvanse. ... (35 replies)
... My son's Dr. told me that Concerta and Ritalin share the same active ingredient, so I am curious what you have heard about Concerta vs Ritalin. ... (7 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)
... I really enjoyed reading what you wrote about the differences of how you feel on one vs the other. I hope you'll continue to share that information. ... (14 replies)

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