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Old 03-23-2004, 09:16 AM   #1
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Re: Concerta

I've been on it for the last month for ADHD (supposedly). I've been angry/snappy and depressed since. I want to try not taking it for a while. Can I just stop taking it or do I have to "ween" off. Anyone? Thanx

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Old 03-23-2004, 11:16 AM   #2
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Re: Concerta

My 8yr old son had been on Concerta for 2yrs and his ped. said it was ok to take him off cold turkey... I would definetely speak with your doctor, but he was able to stop without any side effects...


Old 03-23-2004, 11:20 AM   #3
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Re: Concerta

Originally Posted by stellinator
Can I just stop taking it or do I have to "ween" off. Anyone? Thanx
If you're taking more than one a day, I would probably taper it down. Since you've only been taking it for about a month, you should be able to do this fairly quickly. If you're only taking 18mg, stopping probably won't be a problem.

Good luck!

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