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  1. Ephedrine. Good? Bad?
    ... would definately go to a psychiatrist and ask for focalin or some other non stimulant drug that is developed ... for increased concentration. I have heard focalin , modafinil, and adrafinil are pretty damn good for...

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  1. Wellbutrin & Alcohol???
    ... should i do??? oh, im on 150mg of wellbutrin + 20mg of Focalin ...

Pain Management board

  1. For Shoreline - about that drug Dex....
    ... Hey all, Need a new head. I take a stim call focalin along with my methadone and oxyIR. i couldn,t believe...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Adderall (or any other suggestions)
    ... medicine that helped as much as the Adderall, was Focalin (another ADHD med). The problem with that was my insurance ... the pharmacy for a free month. The Concerta and the Focalin also had a free months worth that I was able to get...

Restless Leg Syndrome board

  1. Mirapex at night Desoxyn during the day?
    ... addiction is etc. But so far, after trying Ritalin and Focalin after my adderall, Desoxyn has had the best results ... . Ritalin and Focalin gave me extreme anxiety...Ritalin didn't curb my hyperactiv ... ity at all and Focalin had an overwhelming sedative effect on me to the point...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. Just diagnosed w/ADHD, already have Hashi's...question about meds
    ... I was put on Focalin which is fine, I'll give it a shot. But I'm afraid...

Children's Health board

  1. new to this_tic ?
    ... adhd by a pediatric neurologist. She has been on focalin , adderall and now vyvanse which really seems to be...

Parenting Issues board

  1. WHEN THINGS GET Out -OF - CONTROL!!!!
    ... adult would take in a life time his medicine he was on Focalin , Depakote (1250mg)the doctor wants to increase it...

  2. help with potential stepchild
    ... doctors care keeps increasing his medicine he was on Focalin , Depakote (1250mg)the doctor wants to increase it...

  3. Parenting a child with Bipolar Disorder
    ... switched to Seroquel (2 weeks ago) and is also on Focalin XR. He has been on every med you can think of, risperdal...

Chronic Fatigue board

  1. Can this be CFS?
    ... because I dont want to sleep forever. As I was put on focalin 20mgs twice a day. And that almost gave me a heart ... blodd pressure is normally around 150/90, after taking Focalin 210/149 was its highest and had to be in the ER for...

Liver & Pancreas Disorders board

  1. normal liver pain?
    ... happen by then. Thanks P.S. I'm also taking generic focalin about 10-12.5mg Mondays-Fridays. Can this be too...

ADD / ADHD board

  1. 10 year old and Vyvanse
    ... to do them. I am getting way frustrated. He was on Focalin XR before this and was a complete zombie, resulting...

  2. I am very confused
    ... ADD meds (ritalin, dexedrine, adderall, concerta, focalin ) are similar, except for Strattera, which is not a...

  3. Interesting . . .
    ... sure. I'm wondering about people's experiences with Focalin or Strattera as well. Let me know how things go on...

  4. My son has ADHD and he is 11
    ... Okay, Focalin is a stimulant, like most ADHD medications. If it...

  5. Frustrated
    ... My daughter is on Focalin (sp?) and it's wonderful. Time-released with NO side ... tried over the years. Ask your doctor about trying Focalin . Just thought I'd give a suggestion. She's been...

  6. Signs of too much or too little meds....
    ... for actually speed freak tweaking out. Then we tried Focalin XR He is a wonderful normally active child now. Gets...

  7. Ritalin vs Adderall
    ... offer a discount. Also, even though Ritalin, Adderal, Focalin , etc. are considered "controlled", ask for samples...

  8. Update on my son
    ... all and complained of headache & nausea); then tried Focalin XR. The Focalin XR did not affect his appetite as...

  9. Need help for 3 1/2 yr. old!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... okay, but his eating is really bad. Now he is on Focalin . It works well but he eats 4 meals at night . ...

  10. Inattentive disorder
    ... appetite to completely diminish. Doc asked us to try Focalin XR 10mg. It didn't seem to do the job helping in ... his stomach hurting and headaches. I went back to Focalin XR 10 mg yesterday and he ate good; I am doubling...

  11. ADHD 7 year old Not ADD
    ... disorder it is along the lines of autism. He is on focalin . Was on concerta which worked well but we switched...

  12. 9 year old son taking abilify
    ... ate at night after the med's wore off. He is now on Focalin . This med is supposed to help with eating. My...

  13. Do your ADHD kids do this too?
    ... might soften the blow. She's now taking 10mg of Focalin and succeeding in school. She can multi-task for...

  14. scared of side effects of adderall
    ... mushrooms or acid. MD immediately switched him to Focalin XR. Unfortunately, Focalin has some pretty bad side...

  15. geodon
    ... improvement and a lot of negatives. He was also put on Focalin 1 day later because the Depakote er was not helping ... tics and twitching. He has now been taken off of the focalin . I would really appreciate any help anyone can give...

  16. I really need some help..................
    ... Adderall and did not tolerate it well, then switched to Focalin and that was even worse. Finally, she has been on...

  17. Emotional lability from all meds we've tried - help!
    ... keep trying meds. So far we've tried: Ritalin LA, Focalin XR, Adderall XR, Concerta, and now the "Patch" - same...

  18. Any adults on Vyvanse?
    ... Before Vyvanse, I've tried Ritalin, Strattera, and Focalin XR. I was on Focalin XR 20 mg twice a day, which ... the dosage or go on it twice a day as a did with the Focalin XR. I took an extra one tonight and so far, I'm focusing...

  19. My 9 year old is on 50 mg Focalin XR
    ... What is Focalin XR? I never heard of it. Is it a generic? New med...

  20. Okay you guys, what do I do now?
    ... with ADHD Combined Type. She was put on Adderall and Focalin (not at the same time) and she could not tolerate...

  21. Anyone have younger children with ADHD?
    ... what his pedi says, since he's so young. He RXed Focalin (type of Ritalin) I haven't given it to him. I don...
    ... what his pedi says, since he's so young. He RXed Focalin (type of Ritalin) I haven't given it to him. I don...

  22. Took my 1st adderal XR 2 hours ago..nothing?
    ... It stopped working on me... My dr. changed me to focalin ...it worked for about 3-4 hours and wore off. Now...

  23. Adderall Xr And Itching
    ... scratching my neck a lot. My doctor first put me on Focalin XR but I broke out in a bad rash on my neck, so we...

  24. Focalin XR Tolerance
    ... I have been taking 20mg of Focalin Xr for about a year. 2 weeks ago, I took a break from ... to discuss this but I have been very happy with the Focalin and fear that they will want to change my meds - any...
    ... before going back to the resisted drug.. in your case Focalin . I am speaking as a chemist here not as someone that ... has taken Focalin ... this happens to me frequently with my birth control...

  25. Adderall And Anger?
    ... Adderall XR since I broke out with a bad rash from Focalin XR after 2 days. What I am reading on the internet...

  26. Add & Focalin Xr
    ... but didn't touch your ADD symptoms which is why the Focalin XR is helping. Keep your doc informed about any changes...
    ... Thanks, but guess what, the focalin xr gave me a very serious rash over my entire neck...

  27. Medicating ADD
    ... thought about sucide. I took my first dose (10Mg) of Focalin XR this morning and within a half a hour I felt better...
    ... Good for you Jenny, but I could only take the Focalin for 2 days then I broke out with a very severe rash...

  28. What is STRONGER AND BETTER??- Focalin XR or Adderall XR ??
    ... plus drink lots of water. Or if I should go on the focalin xr. I mean the adderall xr when it worked did WONDERS...
    ... Hard to say which is better. Focalin XR is a very potent med. Focalin is the purified part ... effects from rebound. I prefer Adderall XR over Focalin XR but that is just me. [[COLOR="Red"]removed] ...
    ... became too severe. So I changed doctors and he gave me Focalin XR, well after 2 days on this I broke out into a very...

  29. HELP! Adderall XR20mg1x a day not working!!
    ... Others may argue, but if I were you, I'd ask for Focalin XR 20 mg's, as well as a low dose of the instant release ... release. That works for me. But I really advocate Focalin . It's a great medicine...
    ... would wear the adderall xr for me. what is better, focalin or adderall xr? what is stronger? i'm extremely...

  30. focalin strange behavior?
    ... should be a prime suspect. My 12 year old son was on Focalin for about 6 weeks after taking Ritalin for 5 years ... we then switched to Concerta. While he was on the Focalin he was somewhat more impulsive than usual, for ex ... the main reason we switched to Concerta is that the Focalin was wearing off after lunch, and not helping at all...
    ... lol i take focalin as well and i have little jumps and i would doing...
    ... Ritalin was an awfully high dose and prescribed me to 3 Focalin 10 mg instant releases, and one 54 milligram of Concerta ... But I went for it. My insurance wouldn't cover three Focalin a day, only 60, so I went for it. The Focalin was ... The Concerta seemed to nullify the effects of the Focalin . Concerta made me tired, fatigued, aggitated and sweaty ... Tylersmoms case, I would reccommend a combination of Focalin XR (it comes in 10's and 20's, maybe 5's), and Instant ... combination. If Tyler is already on an XR version of Focalin , perhaps his innappropriate behavior hapens when the ... combination with an instant release formula. I reccomend Focalin , now looking back, especially in young children. Now...
    ... was recently diagnosed with adhd and he was put on Focalin after an unsuccessful result on adderall. He has only...
    ... much for all for your responses to my questions about focalin . My son is on 5mg capsules and the strange behavior...

  31. Am I over medicating my son?
    ... reason you can't find anything on it is because it is Focalin XR, not Focal....
    ... Thanks for all the information. Yes the medicine is Focalin XR and I still have not found much about it. My son ... Not seeing much of a change at all. We start the focalin XR this weekend. He see's his diabetic doctor in...

  32. Can't find a med that works for 8 yr old!!!
    ... Ritalin. The problem is, we have tried Dexedrine, Focalin , and Ritalin twice and nothing seems to work! The...

  33. Sexual Side Effects
    ... disorder. I am about to get put on something other than focalin (allergic) for my add, cant wait to see what that...

  34. Need advice on Ritalin; Focalin
    ... of my questions [[COLOR="Red"]removed] - 20 mgs. of Focalin is equal to 40 mgs. of Ritilan. I don't think the...
    ... wearing off during the end of the school day like the Focalin was. I forgot to mention this, but he also gets a...

  35. Adderall, Ritalin not working, now what?
    ... Concerta or Ritalin LA. 2. Switch to the more potent Focalin (Focalin is the cleaner form of Ritalin and only requires...

  36. I need advice for tomorrow morning!
    ... t good then try something else such as Ritalin or Focalin (improved cleaner form of Ritalin) or even Dexedrine...

  37. Adderall and sleep promblems
    ... away since they have helped so much. I was taking Focalin 10mg prior to the Adderall, but we needed to up the...

  38. Adderall caused depression, should I try Concerta?
    ... alternative stimulant (Ritalin or Ritalin-like such as Focalin ) or simply continue with Adderall and add an anti...
    ... him and you. I just got put on wellbutrin and focalin , and so far, nothing is helping...and i have an organic...

  39. Holistic Medicine
    ... just been diagnosed with ADD. The doctor prescribed Focalin . I haven't given it to her yet. I'm just very unsure ... treated the symptoms of ADD EFFECTIVELY? I'm not sure Focalin is the way to go, but I'm not ruling it out. I just...

  40. 4 year old with ADHD
    ... He started on Foclin 2.5mg once a day, then went to Focalin XR 10mg once a day and it's really helped. 8 hours ... after he took the Focalin , you could really tell it had worn off. He became ... We have been worried about his weight because the Focalin really decreases his appetite. Can anyone tell...

  41. Concerta & Lexapro
    ... while Lexapro increases seratonin. I take 5mg of Focalin 3x daily (just a stronger version of Ritalin) and...

  42. Anyone have their kid on antianxiety meds along with their Add Meds?
    ... done (which suggested pretty bad ADD), and I now take Focalin IR 5mg 3x daily. At first it made me feel terrible ... stomach pains, racing heart, etc.) just taking 2.5mg of Focalin , but after slowly upping my dosage over a 4 week period...

  43. At what age can ADD/ADHD be diagnosed?
    ... medication. I read the sheet from the pharmacy on focalin and what it can do to your body, and I'm just not...

  44. Daughter w/ ADHD... HELP!!!
    ... for 6 years. She's been on Adderall, Adderall XR, Focalin , Straterra and is now on Concerta (both strengths...
    ... for 6 years. She's been on Adderall, Adderall XR, Focalin , Straterra and is now on Concerta (both strengths...

  45. Hyper....impulsive
    ... for another year and am now using concerta 54mg and focalin . You should consult your doctor about switch or upping...

  46. Hurting mother in need of help !!!!!
    ... his best interests to try the meds.His Ped suggested Focalin ,its pretty new,I think.He took it and for the first ... with a lot going on(like school!)So he is back on the Focalin for the school year.He will probably not take on long...

  47. Need some Advice!!!!
    ... doctors care keeps increasing his medicine he is on Focalin , Depakote (1250mg)the doctor wants to increase it...

  48. Side effects????
    ... Please help!!! We've tried Strattera, Ritalin & Focalin so far. His ADD is so much better on medication,...

  49. Do you build a tolerance to Concerta?
    ... more doses then switch to something new. I also take Focalin like the other post. It works well too. I am a straight ... and i take all honors classes and without Concerta focalin and adderol i think i would die.!!!!...
    ... I have never taken Concerta, but I do take Focalin and can say with certainty that you do build a tolerance...

  50. A very encouraging study for ADD and more natural methods!
    ... other benefits, but I've had to start taking 5mg of Focalin 3x daily (big improvement). My opinion is to always...

  51. Help ADHD Inattentive Child....
    ... My DD who is 9 (10 in Nov) has been off her meds ( Focalin XR) for the summer. School started back up on Monday...

  52. Focalin problems -- HELP!!!!
    ... Hi, my grandson is on focalin 10mg. He does very good on it. We tried adderall xr ... and all it did was make him mean and angry. Focalin has effects just like the others including headaches...
    ... My son and I were both on Focalin since 2003. It worked Great for us until just 2 months ... trip to a specialist in Chicago and he put him on Focalin and it worked awesome. Loss of hair is one of the ... I just pray the Concerta will work as good as the Focalin did!! Shelly...

  53. Should i be tested again?????
    ... addicted to stimulant meds whether it is Ritalan, Focalin , Adderall or Dexedrine. All of them can and do produce...

  54. ADHD Predominately Inattentive type
    ... problems. We have had to switch from concerta to focalin xlr because of behavior problems that I started to...
    ... everyoe is different but with people i know they used focalin which is a potent ritalin and it worked 10x better...

  55. Newbie question re: Ritalin
    ... there was only darkness before. My doctor then tried Focalin AR which is what I take now. I found that the medication...

  56. What medication is good for adult ADD?
    ... already on meds for that. Trial and error story short, Focalin AR does a really good job. I don't have health insurance...

  57. Fish oil information any info would be helpful....
    ... diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. As a last result he is now on Focalin XR 15mg. once he comes off of the medicine he becomes...
    ... diagnosed with ADD or ADHD. As a last result he is now on Focalin XR 15mg. once he comes off of the medicine he becomes...

  58. Focalin info
    ... med to make it easier on us all. Actually though, Focalin was one of the meds my son was given in the late afternoon ... what your child needs too. They have short acting Focalin ....
    ... Thanks so much for the info. Does your son take Focalin now? Have you tried the fish oil. I spoke to my dr...

  59. Concerta, Focalin,& Adderral not working help
    ... at 11:00), anyway, after the concerta we then tried Focalin which I hated, it would make him so moody and we have ... have have rage like I'd never seen him have. (hated focalin ) so we once again were back at the Dr's office. He...

  60. anyone experience meds making things worse
    ... demenor has changed with the adderal xr. we were on focalin first and i found this made him super hyper and he...
    ... know that they were on it. I don't know much about Focalin , but I just looked it up and it says it treats ADHD...

  61. fish oil and omega Help plz
    ... is going to be 8 in a few months and i have tried focalin and adderal both 5mg and i find the adderal makes...

  62. Desoxyn...Info please!
    ... after this 2 week stint, I have a prescription for Focalin . I wondered if anyone has any stories with Focalin ... since I wasn't satisfied with Ritalin do you think Focalin will be better? ANNNDDD what is the difference between...

  63. Question: How did you guys get diagnosed with ADD?
    ... Ritalin nearly took out my heart, so he put me on Focalin AR which is less strong to me but no heart or blood...


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