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General Health board

  1. always tired
    ... both modafinil (Provigil) and Concerta (long-acting methylphenidate or Ritalin) to my regimen and I feel like a new person...
    ... both modafinil (Provigil) and Concerta (long-acting methylphenidate or Ritalin) to my regimen and I feel like a new person...

Healthy Lifestyle board

  1. Concerta - ADHD Medication
    ... an ADD forum. I take a time release version of Methylphenidate , and ADD medication. what are your views on ADD...

Pain Management board

  1. Adderall And Pain Meds...
    ... meds like dexedrine (dextroamphetamine), Ritalin ( methylphenidate ), Adderall (mixed amphetamine salts) all enhance opioid...

  2. job interview while still taking prescription pain meds
    ... though. Sad to say, but if you list:Oxycontin and Methylphenidate , they're not going to know the difference if you're...

  3. FDA List of Recalled meds by Able Laboratories: Long List
    ... 100 A264 METHOCARBAMOL 750 MG TAB 500 A264 METHYLPHENIDATE HCl 5 MG TAB CII 100 A 253 METHYLPHENIDATE HCl 5 ... MG TAB CII 1000 A 253 METHYLPHENIDATE HCl 10 MG TAB CII 100 A 254 METHYLPHENIDATE HCl ... 10 MG TAB CII 1000 A 254 METHYLPHENIDATE HCl 20 MG TAB CII 100 A 255 METHYLPHENIDATE HCl ... 20 MG TAB CII 1000 A 255 METHYLPHENIDATE HCl ER 20 MG TAB CII 100 A262 METHYLPHENIDATE...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Has anyone made improvement with narcolepsy nighttime symptoms?
    ... on Concerta (18 mg, long-acting) and two doses of methylphenidate (10 mg, short-acting) for the last few months, and ... combination of the Concerta and two 5-mg tablets of methylphenidate (which wasn't strong enough). This new combination...

  2. narcolepsy? Does anyone know anything about it?
    ... sleepiness". I take both cylert (pemoline) and ritalin ( methylphenidate ). Cylert 37.5mg tabs is a long acting medication...

  3. Use of Concerta vs Ritalin for narcolepsy
    ... Concerta, which is a time-released form of the base drug, Methylphenidate . The problem is that my Health insurance won't pay...

Cerebral Palsy board

  1. Simply amazing!
    ... to the gimps of today. It is true about Ritalin or Methylphenidate . People I've known, have abused it as "a poor man...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. Ritalin + Acid Reflux - Advice?
    ... gelatin capsules to rule out the possibility that methylphenidate is causing more GERD symptoms simply by contact with...

Fibromyalgia board

  1. New to this board with a couple of questions...
    ... of my kids. I have heard about using low doeses of methylphenidate (ritalin) and that it can be very helpful, but I am...
    ... on my way. In your opinion, is even a low dose of methylphenidate a bad idea? I don't really have anybody close to ... anyone else have any positive stories about trying methylphenidate ? Just wondering if it affects most people the same...

ADD / ADHD board

  1. Concerta and my son
    ... more luck with Ritalin (ironic, since they're both Methylphenidate ) and Dexedrine. hi there just read your post...

  2. Book List -- How to Organize an ADDer's Life
    ... children" when I asked "so adults burn it faster?" Methylphenidate is effective for sure, but it poops out so fast you...

  3. Concerta for ADD
    ... more luck with Ritalin (ironic, since they're both Methylphenidate ) and Dexedrine....

  4. Recently diagnosed with Depression and ADD
    ... different types. Stimulant meds, such as Ritalin ( Methylphenidate ), Adderall (various amphetamine salts), Dexadrine...

  5. ADD or OCD or both?
    ... I'm in the process of trying some different meds ( Methylphenidate and perhaps Adderall). Most stimulant ADHD meds are...

  6. Do you have a tic?
    ... not exactly the same thing. The generic Ritalin is Methylphenidate ....

  7. Interesting . . .
    ... you are who can elaborate on the details. Yes, methylphenidate is the generic for Ritalin. Hopefully, what they ... assuming they are available in Canada). They are both methylphenidate like you are taking now, but with a different delivery...
    ... had a short fuse. The difference I've found on the Methylphenidate is that not only is the fuse much shorter than before...

  8. Adderal by any other name?
    ... good for me for a while but now i have daytrana .... " methylphenidate " AKA, ritalin patch. is good for me in duration, smooth...

  9. Inattentive disorder
    ... research, research. Most common meds are based on methylphenidate (Ritalin) and dextroamphetamine (Adderall). Both can...

  10. Ritalin and "jumps/jerks"?
    ... Hi! I have a general methylphenidate question - has anyone out there experienced twitching...

  11. Ritalin LA twice a day?
    ... Concerta. They are even longer-acting forms of ritalin ( methylphenidate ) than is Ritalin LA. I am curious. When you say...

  12. Concerta vs adderall
    ... Cram, Concerta is a long-acting formulation of methylphenidate (which is Ritalin). "Take one as needed" is an odd ... interfere with your sleep. Generally speaking, methylphenidate is thought to be less strong than Adderall. BUT,...

  13. Metadate for and 8-year-old?
    ... Metadate is a long-acting form of methylphenidate (which is the same thing as Ritalin). I can certainly...

  14. Parent of a 15 year old with ADD. Need advice.
    ... amphetamine + d/l- dextroamphetamine) vs ritalin ( methylphenidate ). Many people like one or the other but for some unknown...

  15. ADHD, acute depression with the worst still to come
    ... dexamphetamine script and also precluded my use of methylphenidate , even in long acting form dispensed weekly. I went...

  16. daytrana vs vyvanse vs adderral ????? comments please.
    ... difference of effects for me. and finally, daytrana -- the methylphenidate (ritalin) patch. it stays stuck until i pull it off...

  17. Son with ADHD and ODD
    ... uniquely to the meds. The generally accepted maximum methylphenidate cumulative dose per day is 60mg. Your child is under...

  18. 10 mg ritalin dosage not as effective as 5 mg?
    ... you might enjoy. Peak plasma concentrations for methylphenidate are reached between 1 and 3 hours after ingestion ... hours as average. The average bioavailability for methylphenidate is 30% with individual differences ranging from 11 ... intended action. Peak plasma concentration: highest methylphenidate level per volume of blood. Half-life: Time in hours...

  19. Adult ADD/Ritalin LA Not Working
    ... much better taking a small dose of immediate release methylphenidate about every two hours through out the day. Talk...

  20. Question about Ritalin
    ... Ritalin ( methylphenidate ) has a relatively short efficacy span. There are extended ... Release) doses so that you have focus when you need it. Methylphenidate 's short life can be used to your advantage. I can...

  21. Ritalin and job drug test
    ... much like computer viruses. If the tests look for the methylphenidate signature, they'll return a positive. I don't know ... don't thinks most pre-employment tests target the methylphenidate (Ritalin) signature. Adderall, on the other hand,...

  22. Wellbutrin SR for ADD???
    ... isn't subjected to the ups and downs of most other methylphenidate meds. That significantly reduces its abuse potential ... or Concerta. But Wellbutrin isn't as stimulating as methylphenidate . Is Wellbutrin SR less risky for the bipolar? I ... read as much but suspect not. Daytrana releases 2.5mg methylphenidate /hour if I'm not mistaken. Methyphenidate is metabolized...

  23. I have adult ADD! yay
    ... I'm an ol' geeKzer. Anyway, generic Ritalin ( methylphenidate ) is pretty cheap - 40 to 60 bucks/month depending...

  24. Will Ritalin show up on a pre-employment drug test?
    ... me a little nervous about the Ritalin (since it's methylphenidate ) Does the drug test simply come back as possative...

  25. ADD meds for non-ADD folks?
    ... jittery" issue. An extended release version of methylphenidate such as Concerta may help. But tell your doctor that...

  26. add meds/upset stomach
    ... delivery system is ineffective. If I were to take 60mg methylphenidate IR, shortly after I would appear very tired but in ... effect produced by overfocus. Whereas even 70mg of methylphenidate in a extended release formula such as Concerta does...

  27. Vyanase Users
    ... pulse? I'm an a 56 yo geezer that does better on methylphenidate than amphetamines. That makes me atypical because...

  28. What to do?
    ... years was long enough for me. Its hypothesized methylphenidate 's (Ritalin) action is more like nicotine and that ... hyperactivity or combined type ADHD would respond better to methylphenidate . And non-smokers who have inattentive type ADHD would...

  29. Tell My Daughter She's Not The Only One!!!!!
    ... formulation. The medicine contained in Concerta - methylphenidate - is available in shorter acting forms (like Ritalin...
    ... formulation. The medicine contained in Concerta - methylphenidate - is available in shorter acting forms (like Ritalin...

  30. Emotional lability from all meds we've tried - help!
    ... suggests that I add Welbutrin to my mix and lower dose of methylphenidate because Welbutrin is a "stimulating" antidepressant...

  31. ADHD/Alderall
    ... and concerta are all the same med. They are all methylphenidate . What differs between them (and it's a huge difference...

  32. Any adults on Vyvanse?
    ... getting too much medicine too quickly. (I also think methylphenidate and me didn't mix well.) This is just like Adderall...

  33. Please explain the various ADD meds
    ... may be a problem. The stimulant meds are Ritalin ( methylphenidate ), Foculin (l-methylphenidate), Adderall (a mix of...
    ... I had Foculin/Ritalin bass-ackwards. Foculin is dex methylphenidate hydrochloride or d-methylphenidate NOT l-methylphenidate ... . Evidently methylphenidate (Ritalin) is the left sided molecule. This is more...

  34. Too much talking, cues for understanding this!
    ... Years of it. At the moment I am on a low dosage of methylphenidate (generic Ritalin). It is helping me to remember to...

  35. Question about possible placebo w/ concerta?
    ... to have longer days. Both Concerta and Ritalin are Methylphenidate so the risk of Concerta "hurting" someone is no more...

  36. Discussion about learning new skills
    ... prescribed immediate release, you should know that methylphenidate has a very short half-life. The half life span is...
    ... it appear to rise. So what? My discussion of methylphenidate efficacy/half life came more from my perception than...

  37. which kind of doctors prescribe add medications?
    ... stimulants (amphetamines such as Dexedrine/Adderall and methylphenidate such as Ritalin/Concerta) and are listed as DEA schedule...

  38. What is STRONGER AND BETTER??- Focalin XR or Adderall XR ??
    ... a very potent med. Focalin is the purified part of methylphenidate (Ritalin) so it works much better with less side-effects...

  39. Adderall & hair-loss
    ... if It could have something to do with the brand of methylphenidate I was taking. I usually go to the same pharmacy every ... actually went to a different drug store and was given methylphenidate from a different manufactor that time. The next month...

  40. How can I convince my doctors??
    ... roughly the same stimulating effect as about 25 mg of methylphenidate (Ritalin). Each of us respond differently to meds...

  41. Concerta-less focus /concentration vs no meds.
    ... too. Adderall gives me much better focus that any methylphenidate extended release or IR formula. Our brains our very...

  42. Can a general doctor prescribe ADD meds?
    ... mixed amphetamine salts), little more expensive than methylphenidate . I think most doctors are hesitant to diagnose add...

  43. Can't afford my Concerta:other options??
    ... doctor for a cheaper substitute. We then went with Methylphenidate ER (generic of Ritalin LA or SA-not sure?), along ... name brand ADHD treatment? Is Ritalin better than methylphenidate ? Did they work for you? Are they all basicly the same...

  44. Need help
    ... pump ( a hole in the pill) that makes the medicine ( methylphenidate same as ritalin) come out much more slowly and helps...

  45. ADHD Medication
    ... have been able to get hold of any liquid forms of methylphenidate or dexamphetamine as my son will not take tablets...

  46. Adderall and insomnia?
    ... Solution: an extended release version of either methylphenidate or amphetamine salts. Read "Concerta" and "Adderall...

  47. does this Side Effect improve with time?
    ... My son was taking 5 mg Methylphenidate (generic) twice a day. Works reasonably well at school...

  48. Concerta for adults?
    ... Concerta is the exact same medication as Ritalin ( methylphenidate ) but is formulated so that it is longer-acting. As...
    ... else a combination of 36 mg in the am and 10 mg of methylphenidate (ritalin) at 5 or 6 pm. I'm 45 and was diagnosed...

  49. Ritalin LA
    ... Ritalin is methylphenidate hydrochloride, a powerful stimulant....

  50. Question about Concerta crash
    ... doctor about adding a small dose of a shorter-acting methylphenidate to get you through the afternoon and smooth the crash...
    ... on an as-needed basis only, may take 5 to 10 mg of methylphenidate in the late afternoon or early evening to get me through...

  51. Ritalin LA??
    ... I am a 54 year old female. I have been on and off methylphenidate SR(sustained release) 20mg for several years and it ... quickly for me. I have tried other stimulants and methylphenidate SR seems to work best for me. Most people have to...

  52. Considering Concerta but worried...
    ... somehow. There are a couple of factors that help prevent methylphenidate abuse: Concerta releases slowly. There is no bang...
    ... Methylphenidate efficacy was immediate for me. Try a couple of tests...

  53. eplipesy and adhd together
    ... the medicine we have in the States called Ritalin or methylphenidate . Concerta and Metadate are the same medication but...

  54. Concerta Withdrawals?
    ... Concerta, so I instead researched it's real name ( Methylphenidate , which is the same as Ritalin) and found my suspicions...

  55. Frustrated - Why am I doing this again?
    ... Ritalin is brand name not generic. Ritalin and generic methylphenidate are not the same. Please don't ask me to explain it...

  56. Stratera ?
    ... are based on the generic form of Ritalin (which is methylphenidate ). Ritalin, Ritalin LA, methylphenidate, Concerta ... that Dexedrine is the strongest, then Adderall, then methylphenidate . Physicians may choose one over the other, though...

  57. Ritalin and what harm it can do?????
    ... a meal? That might help. Good luck! I was on Methylphenidate (the generic of Ritalin?), and although it worked...

  58. cylert?
    ... stimulant a try). Cylert is really tough on your liver. Methylphenidate (Ritalin/Concerta) has been around forever & has proven...

  59. Understanding the differences in medications
    ... than cannot be elaborated here. That said... Methylphenidate , Ritalin, Ritalin SR, Concerta and Metadate are all ... dexedrine spansules. It is generally thought that the methylphenidate s are a bit weaker, Adderall stronger, and Dexedrine...

  60. loss of appetite on concerta
    ... While my son was adjusting to Metadate (a long-acting methylphenidate , like Concerta), he lived on Yoplait Smoothies. He...

  61. concernd and confused
    ... 1996, FDA announced that in studies of rodents given methylphenidate , the drug produced a "weak signal" for the potential ... Ciba-Geigy informed doctors and, along with other methylphenidate manufacturers, added the findings to their drugs'...

  62. A.D.D/ Bipolar???
    ... the SAME medication? They are the same medication ( methylphenidate ) but Concerta is a longer-acting formulation. Many...

  63. New here
    ... Hi.. I'm Jimi and I have ADD and been taking Methylphenidate for about 2 years now. But I feel that the ADD is...
    ... Hi, Jimi! Methylphenidate is the generic form of Ritalin, and one big thing ... just try upping the dosage of the regular Ritalin/ Methylphenidate . I can relate to where you're coming from with the...

  64. 14 year old Son ADHD and Concerta
    ... Strattera and Metadate (like Concerta - a longacting methylphenidate ). He's a severe case, though. The medications have...


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