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... All these various drugs that are prescribed for ADD act differently in different people. The length of time that a drug is supposed to last is also one of those individual things. You are taking a sustained release drug that is "supposed" to last for 12 hours. ... (7 replies)
... medication than anything. I take 20mg of Adderal XR and the crash is more of a rough landing at the end of the day. Time to land anyway. Regular Adderal lasts about 5 hours and can produce the same roller coaster effect that Sylvia mentioned in her post in connection with Ritalin. ... (4 replies)
... Well, at least you know the difference between addiction and dependancy. Lord, the doctors that told me I couldn't be in withdrawals because I wasn't addicted!!! Now, they surely can't be that dumb, they were all board-certified at a top establishment in our area. I think they either were that brain dead, or were given misleading info from drug reps, or simply in denial.... (149 replies)

Concerta- Emotion
Jul 18, 2001
... in a Capsule which releases the medication in a 12 hour period. The capsule stays in your system for 12 hours and slowly releases the Ritalin over the 12 hours. The advantage is that you only need to take on pill per day. It comes in three dosages 18mg, 36mg, and 56mg. ... (4 replies)
... Hi all you Add'rs!! I'm a 42 yr. old male, diagnosed some years ago and have been taking ritalin (actually generic methylphenidate) off and on, "as needed". A few months ago I had a substitue doc at my "lovely HMO" prescribe me Concerta 36mg after taking into account that I was taking 20mg of the ritalin. So, I have taken this dose two times in the last six months, once... (0 replies)
... At one point in time I also was taking Wellbutrin, but concurrent with ritalin and an SSRI. ... (15 replies)
... prozac. First, doc put me on Ritalin.. I barely felt anything. The dose was low, but I've taken Ritalin years ago and even 10mg made me focus. Now I can take 40mg and yawn and fall asleep. ... (0 replies)
... long acting release vs. ... (9 replies)
... xperience signs of depression. I saw a news story that Concerta had been linked to depression and suicide so I discussed it with my doctor and she switched me to Ritalin LA. ... (4 replies)
Ritalin Question
Feb 6, 2003
... I tried my severly adhd daughter on ritalin cr(control release), she was 10 1/2 at the time. The Dr. said it is supposed to last 12 hours (by the books) but will probably only last 9 - 10 hours. He told me not to wait the 12 hours because then she won't stay even. Between the school and myself we felt it wasn't even strong enough although it was the correct dose (she... (1 replies)
My ADHD type
Jul 25, 2009
... than would be found in the brain of a 'normal' person. Medications for ADHD attempt to increase the supply of those neurotransmitters by either stimulating the release of those neurotransmitters or inhibiting their 'reuptake' or breakdown within the brain. ... (11 replies)
... ravyla, You got lots of good advice from previous posts. Many ADHDers have found Strattera very helpful. Side effects are bad for the first few weeks then subside. Strattera is an indirect stimulant. 100 mg of Strattera has roughly the same stimulating effect as about 25 mg of methylphenidate (Ritalin). Each of us respond differently to meds. And I'll tell you for a... (5 replies)
... h for a few years now. I have a problem with Adderall... I need it to focus but the side effects that it has given me is devastating. I notice that the immediate release is worse than the extended release but I get these urges to look at pornography compulsively. ... (0 replies)
... nd not with high doses of different drugs. The adderal does is give me a small kick in the right direction so I can focus and actually want to do my work for the time I'm in school instead of cracking me out like large amounts would. ... (4 replies)
... based option, Vyvanse is formulated in a similar way to Concerta, and will take the edge off the ups and downs you'll get from an instant release med. ... (3 replies)
... He has started Luvox for the OCD, which is apparently the best one out there for it. The alternative will be Ritalin to treat the ADHD. ... (1 replies)
... There is another form of ritalin that lasts longer and has a less severe crash. It is called Concerta. ... (3 replies)
... lic action before they can do what they're intended to do. The doctors will prefer extended release versions of the meds, but it may be wise to consider instant release formulations early in the day to allow your son to focus in school, while still having the ability sleep. ... (4 replies)
... I just wanted to comment that Neither drug is a Generic - the actual "generic" name of the drug they both contain is Methylphenidate- which is the same component of Ritalin. The difference in these medications is how it is delivered (capsule vs tablet) and how it is absorbed into the body. They are both time released medications, however Metadate delivers an initial... (7 replies)
... I am never motivated. Most of the time I am sleepy. If not, I just want to lay on the couch. Nothing gets me excited. ... (26 replies)

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