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Old 06-03-2005, 08:54 AM   #1
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How long does a dose of Concerta last?

How long does a dose of Concerta last?

 
Old 06-04-2005, 02:58 PM   #2
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Re: How long does a dose of Concerta last?

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How long does a dose of Concerta last?

The effects of the drug are to last 12 hours.

 
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Old 06-16-2005, 09:46 AM   #3
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Re: How long does a dose of Concerta last?

Concerta only lasted about 8 hours with my son. His doc told us that the effects are different with everyone and that some kids actually need 2 doses in the course of a day!

 
Old 06-17-2005, 01:10 PM   #4
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Re: How long does a dose of Concerta last?

Hi,

I just started on Concerta 18 mg and I take one a day, first thing in the morning. So far, mine have lasted all day. I'm on one a day until we see how it works. Before meds I had problems sleeping so they didn't want to me take one close to bedtime. So far so good. But I must admit, it's only been 3 days.

 
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