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... I was on Ritalin all through high school and college, up until after graduation. I asked my doctor if instead of having two 20 milligrams of Ritalin a day, could I have three. See, Blue Cross will fill prescriptions early, up to the 18th day. And every 18 days I asked for my prescription. ... (6 replies)
... from 2000 until, around 2006. Prior to that, I was given the diagnosis of ADD 314.00, in June of 1994, and, took, either brand Norvartis Ritalin 20mg, on arising AM hrs, and, 20 mg after lunch, for the first two years, DX was made by a Psychiatrist my age 44 in 1994. ... (6 replies)
... completely off all Alprazolam. Reduce dose of Ritalin to 10 mg. x 3 daily. ... (3 replies)

... Your doctor is an idiot. Sorry. Your Ritalin response is not at all atypical. I responded same way and doctor at the time said "can't be. ... (5 replies)
... I have a doc appt. for my 11 yr. old stepdaughter in 2 hours. She has taken methylphenidate for the past 4 yrs, i believe. She has a horrible time in school. ... (3 replies)
Meds not working
Apr 3, 2003
... Hi. I'm a first time poster. The reason I post is because I've searched the internet for many months looking for people with the similar problem with no results. ... (1 replies)
... high enough for efficacy. I may be mistaken but I think it is about 1.5 hours. It is measured from peak plasma concentration to half that level so from ingestion Ritalin poops out in about 2.5 hours. Everyone experiences ADHD rebound to varying degrees. ADHD rebound is our symptoms returning with a vengence. ... (14 replies)
... but ritalin regular release makes me sleepy...so sleepy in fact, that I was prescribed 5mg ritalin for bedtime to help me sleep. It was a good combination with the dex, but not all doctors are willing to mix stimulants. ... (19 replies)
Is ADD a disorder?
Sep 30, 2005
... Maybe the ritalin is too much to fast, and then it it wears off, and your son is having a "comedown. ... (29 replies)
Is ADD a disorder?
Sep 29, 2005
... e can have very different reactions to each of the different stimulants. I said different a lot, I know. Also, depending on the dose, and whether it's extended release or not can have an effect too. ... (29 replies)
... I told my doctor that since I was moving out, and couldnt have the insurance coverage, if she would mind putting me back ont he regular release adderal since it has a generic. She basicaly flat out told me NO, I do not perscribe that anymore. ... (6 replies)
Newbie
Apr 7, 2003
... I think that ritalin LA releases two doses of medication, one initially and one 4 hours later. That's what I read about it anyway. I think that extended release meds release the medicine continuously over a certain amount of time. My son takes ritalin LA and it has really helped him. ... (6 replies)
... I just started Ritalin LA so far so good, just today I stared my first month (Nov.) with Ritalin (regular like a 4 hour) then she tried me on Adderall (Dec.) which lasted a long time, I guess it was regular release but for me it lasted all day and if I had too much (which 10mg was) it interrupted my sleep... I would crash, sleep four hours, be wide awake for an hour,... (23 replies)
... Concerta starts to wear off at a specific time every day, however. Ussually 10 hours after taking the first dose. ... (10 replies)
Ritalin trial
May 18, 2001
... Generally it takes up to 14 days for a medication to start being effective. When the ritalin is effecting sleep then it needs to be given earlier in the day. ... (10 replies)
... otally borked right now. I have work to blame for that, But then again before this job I could never sleep in the first place. The main problem I'm having is the Ritalin makes me tired and grouchy after it wears off. I had some very bad nausea the first day I took it, But haven't since. ... (10 replies)
... DHD expert, he likely knows that subtle changes in medication can yield major results. Unfortunately, neither of those are available in generic versions yet, so Ritalin might be your best bet if cost is an issue. ... (3 replies)
Increasing dosages
Jan 12, 2005
... I don't have much time so I'll keep it simple, every time I try new meds they start off great, but after a month or 2 I need to increase the dosage. I've tryed all forms Ritalin, and Im using Dexadrin now. ... (5 replies)
... I'm pretty new to this board, too. I was diagnosed in 98 in college. I took regular ritalin and it was wonderful for what I needed at the time. I don't even know if there was Concerta then. ... (2 replies)
... I know that Adderall IR is illegal in Canada, and only the sustained release is available. ... (11 replies)


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