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  1. help any one please
    ... this year has been diagnosed with ADHD. his been on Ritalin and lately Ive been finding his behavior is worsening...

  2. Adderall 30 mg XR
    ... mgs of Adderall XR, twice a day, and then 20 mgs of Ritalin , which isn't as long-lasting so I sleep a little better ... sleep as I used to. Still, without the Adderall and Ritalin , I just can't function. I have Ambien for sleep but...

  3. Frustrated And Tired
    ... ABLE TO GET THINGS DONE. I'M TAKING WELLBUTRIN AND RITALIN . I'M 60 YEARS OLD AND THIS PROBLEM HAS PLAUGED ME...

  4. depakote, ritalin and alcohol ok???
    ... Germany for my 18th birthday. I'm taking depakote and ritalin on a daily basis. I was wondering if anyone out there...

  5. Am I the only one?...
    ... Kids are annoying, they want attention, get out the ritalin . It's what's being pumped at us from every media source...
    ... Kids are annoying, they want attention, get out the ritalin . It's what's being pumped at us from every media source...

  6. expired prescriptions good for how long?
    ... Adderall. I used to take it for ADHD. It's kind of like Ritalin . I think it's 2 years old. Would it have any effect...

  7. all these meds i take......
    ... My Medication list morning- 2 ritalin , 1 500mg glucophage, 1 wellbutrin 12 noon one more ... ritalin bedtime- zoloft,BC pill,amytriptaline. during the...
    ... a few meds, but many of us have been on more. The Ritalin seems necessary, the Glucophage seems necessary (are...

  8. Sexual Side Effects from Concerta??
    ... Almost all studies for medications for ADHD (i.e. Ritalin , Adderall, Concerta etc.) have been on children, not...

  9. What seems to be the problem?
    ... have a ADD either. My friend has ADD and he takes Ritalin for it. It's so hard to have a conversation with him...

  10. Please help me
    ... doctor anyway. I take Dexedrine. They tried me on Ritalin and Concerta, and Dexedrine is the only one that works...

  11. Ridalin
    ... occassionally, a licensed social worker (LCSW or MFCC). Ritalin CAN be a very helpful medication, but ONLY when used...

General Health board

  1. Trouble Breathing, anxiety?
    ... trouble breathing. I'm 18 and I have ADD/ADHD. I take Ritalin and Risperadol *Probably spelled wrong* I have taken...
    ... Hey there- Well you are on ritalin (a stimulant) and risperdal (an anti-psychotic). ... Ritalin can definitely make your heart race, make you feel...
    ... ADHD and I'm a bit bipolar. I don't really need the Ritalin actually, but apparently I need the Risperdal. Although...
    ... year and tell him. Because like some of you said the Ritalin can cause heart problems, but he said after being ... reason why they would cause any problems now. Although Ritalin can cause rapid heart beat, and in which case can...

  2. "Fruity"-smelling urine, other symptoms...but I'm not diabetic(??)
    ... October 11th, my doctor changed my medication from Ritalin to Adderall, as I wasn't getting the desired effects ... from the Ritalin . Within 2 weeks of this switch, my weight dropped ... Also, I never experienced any of them while on the Ritalin ). The final thing I wanted to mention is that...

  3. Pain under right rib
    ... the pain is about a 4. I am currently on Lexapro, Ritalin , and Yasmin (birth control). When should I see...

  4. My back and arms ache for no reason!
    ... I'm on Yasmin, Ritalin , and LExapro. Been on LEx and Yas for years and Ritalin...

  5. always tired
    ... ircumstances permitted. Finally they put me on Provigil and Ritalin and I am doing better. I actually have days that i...
    ... Provigil) and Concerta (long-acting methylphenidate or Ritalin ) to my regimen and I feel like a new person. I still...
    ... Provigil) and Concerta (long-acting methylphenidate or Ritalin ) to my regimen and I feel like a new person. I still ... doesn't matter now. Did your Doctor prescribe both ritalin and modafinil to be taken together? Have you noticed...

  6. growing taller at 20...unrealistic or realistic?
    ... than his parents and grandparents due to being on Ritalin for years. Have you ever been on medication for ADHD...

Allergies board

  1. allergies due to hidden toxin
    ... her xanax for panic attacks, my neighbors son is off Ritalin . YOU NEED THIS INFO. Hold the ketchup and read the...

Alternative Medicine board

  1. ADHD Alternative treatment
    ... That'll be nice. Have you eve been on Adderall or Ritalin before, if so could you compare this tea you mentioned...

  2. Organic foods and products?
    ... sewer system: the antibiotics, heart medication, and Ritalin some poor souls were taking before they went to the...

  3. Homeopathic Remedies
    ... me any energy. Doctors put me on a stimulant called Ritalin . I wasn't sure if I wanted to start taking it, but ... might give me at least a little boost of energy. The Ritalin didn't give me any energy at all. At the same...

  4. ADHD alternatives to Ritalin??
    ... My son was put on ritalin in the 3rd grade. I didn't like the idea but he needed ... the 50's I think that worked real well for ADD. But ritalin came on the scene about the same time....so bye bye...

  5. kat721
    ... different types of medications for his condition. Ritalin Cylert and Dextroamphetamine sulfate He had trouble...

  6. neurotransmitters
    ... by such a scenario. However, I do not wish to take ritalin or any amphetamine. I thought about taking St. Johns...

  7. Suppliments for ADD?
    ... especially school work, and I refuse to take meds like Ritalin or Adderall. I'd love to hear any insight!...
    ... ------------- Fish Oil Could Be an Alternative to Ritalin : Proper nutrition, supplements and a diet which includes ... children with the disorder is the controversial drug Ritalin but many parents now feel the drug is turning their ... first instance before using psycho stimulants such an Ritalin . Fatty acids could also be taken by those already ... on Ritalin , he added. Fatty acids are important for the brain...

  8. Pycnogenol
    ... anything about that? I'm really afraid to put him on ritalin so I'm trying different vitamins and stuff. Thanks...

Disabilities board

  1. Bi-Polar waiting for SSD
    ... take lamictal, seroquel, xanax and he also put me on Ritalin . I suffer with migraines so I am on Topamax. For...
    ... going off. How do you likw the seaguil? How come ritalin is that a upper. The limitcaql helps but I am on...
    ... going off. How do you likw the seaguil? How come ritalin is that a upper. The limitcaql helps but I am on ... I really don't think any of them work.... Yes the Ritalin is for energy, the seroquel is supposed to help with...
    ... going off. How do you likw the seaguil? How come ritalin is that a upper. The limitcaql helps but I am on...
    ... of all the meds and treatments. My doc gave me the Ritalin for energy due to all the other drugs that make me...
    ... on concerta. He started in Kindergarten. We tried ritalin , but he crashed. We tried Adderal second and I can...
    ... bipolar seroquel for bipolar xanax for bipolar ritalin for energy by psychiatrist multivitiam by pain doc...
    ... no appetite at all. My psychiatrist did put me on Ritalin for energy so that does cause weight loss. I guess...
    ... relaxers, pain pills, mobic, lamictal, seroquel, xanax, ritalin , topamax, advair, fish oil, multi-vitamin, for a grand...
    ... I take the Seroquel, lamictal as prescribed. The ritalin and xanax not always as prescribed. The doctor got...
    ... have lost? Why do you think that is. You are on Ritalin yes? That makes you lose weight. I really think ... your hair. That's just wierd. Let me know about the ritalin if you on it. Keep in touch Jeane...
    ... problem on my skin has not went away. Yes, I do take Ritalin but not like I am supposed to so I really don't see...
    ... problems you have now? Because I am pretty sure that ritalin helps to stave off hunger. Is it that you just get ... that was my problem. I wish my Doc would put me on Ritalin , probably would not work for me though. I love food...

  2. help with my child's situation enough or not enough?
    ... Allergies) Ibuprophen ( Back Pain) He was taken Off Ritalin last year, hoping other meds would help the ADHD ...

  3. Bummed out
    ... periods. That was on 1000mg of Provigil and 20 mg of Ritalin . Without the meds I was asleep in 30 seconds. Then...

  4. What do you think my chances are?
    ... on average in 5.28 minutes. I have tried Adderall, Ritalin and now Provigil and none of those can keep me awake...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. Effexor XR, Risperdal & Trazodone - anyone else on this combo?
    ... Effexor XR 300 mg - mornings Paxil 5mg - mornings Ritalin (to wake me up from the effects of the Paxil) - mornings ... happy with the addition of Paxil (for anxiety) then Ritalin because Paxil made me really drowsy. So, I was referred...

  2. I dont think she needs all this! any advice???
    ... interacting. At the time I was on Effexor XR, Paxil, Ritalin , and Risperdal. He told me that Paxil shouldn't be...

  3. stomach problem
    ... feels like and only in a certain part i was snorting ritalin and it started and also my left leg is fatter then...

  4. Ritalin and Lisinopril
    ... Ritalin should NOT be taken with blood pressure medications ... . Other drugs Ritalin should NOT be taken with include: blood thinners,...

  5. Help: Lortab, Ultram, and Ritalin LA....
    ... I would talk to your doctor who is prescribing the ritalin and tell her exactly what you just wrote in your post...
    ... My pharmacist said I can not take Ritalin with Ultram because there is a risk of seizure but...

  6. Dangers of Zoloft
    ... are doing it to kids today with ADHD. They give them Ritalin just because a parent asked for it because the child...
    ... are doing it to kids today with ADHD. They give them Ritalin just because a parent asked for it because the child...

  7. pregnancy
    ... birth control....specifically a combo of trileptal and ritalin . im not trying to get pregnant, im just curious....

  8. Ritalin and Alcohol
    ... It may depend on what you are taking the ritalin for, but for me the alcohol just makes me tired.(with ... or without ritalin) I take ritalin for narcolepsy, 20mg at 7am, 12, 5pm. If I have wine ... harder for me to stay awake. But the combination of ritalin and alcohol doesn't seem to be bad. The effects of...

Pain Management board

  1. Anyone taken Provigil for severe fatigue
    ... lumbar spinal nerve disease. I had tried adderal and ritalin and they made so nervous,provigil has never given...
    ... expensive on it's own so I opted not to take it and have ritalin instead. Have you checked in with you insurance company...

  2. New to the board, need some advice!!
    ... done some research and see that some people say that Ritalin works for energy levels. I asked my doctor and she...
    ... abit younger. I am ADHD so if I were to take the ritalin or any of that it would do the complete opposite ... would consider the dexedrine if she shot down the ritalin (my spelling is awful lately, so please excuse me ... same class are they not? My brother in law took the ritalin for energy when he had cancer & it worked well. My...

  3. NEED ADVICE! best pain management treatment plan?
    ... daily rutine- i take 4 percocets a day for pain.3 ritalin a day for depression,adhd,and fatige,one ativan at ... adderall did that too, so they switched me to the ritalin .can someone let me know what they think of my daily...
    ... troubles. How long have you been on the Percs? Ritalin ? I'd like some more info before I comment. Thxs...
    ... troubles. How long have you been on the Percs? Ritalin ? I'd like some more info before I comment. Thxs ... for over two years now,and about one year for the ritalin .i started out on three 5/325 a day percs,but now im ... alloud up to 4 10/325 a day.the ritalin ,i now take 5mg 3/day.my dr wont do the oxys, but i...

  4. Afradi To Tell Doc That My Meds Are Making Me Tired, Afraid He Will Reduce Them!
    ... of got tired of taking the meds for it...concerta, Ritalin , Strattera, ect. I havent tried Adderall, but with ... dont know if I can because of my work...When I was on Ritalin , I was on a break from my work. So does anyone...

  5. Adderall And Pain Meds...
    ... onto my ADD meds. Its been 7 years since I was on Ritalin instant release 15 mg 3 times a day, and before that ... so here I go again. I had such a bad experience on Ritalin , that my doc and I are thinking about adderall. Is...
    ... stimulants, and, as such, potentiate opioids (Adderall, Ritalin , Concerta, Dexedrine). Strattera is an exception...
    ... it seems meds like dexedrine (dextroamphetamine), Ritalin (methylphenidate), Adderall (mixed amphetamine salts...

  6. Electrical Stimulation anyone?
    ... I am now on a great regiment; methadone, lyrica, ritalin (for pain actually), wellbutrin, and lunesta...I know...

  7. Hey everyone, I need a little advice.
    ... gapabentin (neurontin), tryleptal, wellbutrin, cymbalta, ritalin , lunesta, restoril, lyrica...ETC... It seems to ... depressant used for pain...works well 150mg/daily), Ritalin (Yes, for pain!! 5mg 9/daily...also works great to...

  8. Should I ask my doc about trying Provigil?
    ... regressing! Would any of the ADHD medications like Ritalin , Adderall, or Concerta be helpful? They do make them...

  9. pain is running my life,need advice please??
    ... prescribed percocet for pain,ativan for sleep,small dose of ritalin for adhd,depression,and fibro fog, but why am i still...

  10. The use of Ritalin in Pain management???
    ... talked with my doctor and he gave me a RX for 5 mg of Ritalin to take 3 times daily to help with my pain!.....sound...
    ... happens that central nervous system stimulants (e.g. ritalin , dexedrine) can help by making the pain med work even ... better. This is apart from any help the ritalin may be with sleep. Caffeine is a stimulant as well ... been prescribed Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine, like ritalin ) and it truly does combine well with my pain med to...

  11. what else? when pain meds arent working anymore?
    ... med, or not, any ideas??i also take small dose of ritalin everyday,as an antidepresant,for my add,and fibro...

  12. what else? when pain meds arent working anymore?
    ... med, or not, any ideas??i also take small dose of ritalin everyday,as an antidepresant,for my add,and fibro...

  13. Morphine Anyone?
    ... like the other (stronger) stimulant meds, Adderal, Ritalin , Desoxyn). When you ask about withdrawals in the...

  14. Darvacet to Vicoden to Oxycontin etc " HELP!"
    ... best so my PM doctor put me back on Methadone and Ritalin to counteract the being tired but it wears off too ... fast. And being on the Ritalin has proved to me that I have always been ADD because ... question is - is there anything else out there besides ritalin that last longer and works better than Ritalin? My ... phone and in writing that there is nothing else but Ritalin . My grandson takes adderal for ADHD - do they not...

  15. How to cope with painmeds and sleepiness
    ... company wouldn't cover it. We have since switched to Ritalin with good success....

  16. Frustrated with insomnia due to medications
    ... the lowest dose available. The doctor then put me on Ritalin , 15mgs, it helped some during the day but I think...

  17. Pain Meds - Newbie - Help Appreciated!
    ... sleep test showed OSA. I just finally came off using Ritalin which was helping me stay alert while I replenished ... sleeping machine. I feel rested now (finally!) and hated Ritalin and I'm fearful of things that can fatigue me on a...

  18. Suspended from work because of meds!
    ... back and informed her I knew that it was just like ritalin and others that is one of the common ways of treating...

  19. Just can't get out of bed in the morning!
    ... I don't think the answer is to start the day with ritalin or any other stimulant before trying everything else...

  20. Tired but can't sleep
    ... the muscles. It has helped a little. I have take Ritalin 5mg 2x/day also Amphetamine (can't think of the name ... He is wrong!!! I've been somewhat tired and take ritalin and fell asleep within 15 minutes and stayed asleep...
    ... t a side effect of regular use of stimulants like Ritalin and Amphetamine, fatigue and lack of sleep or difficulty...
    ... first ask for amphetamines for sleep, by the way Ritalin is an amphetamine too, and in the same breath you...
    ... only seen one on 'Cops' on tv... Anyway - is the ritalin and other med you take something you need to take...
    ... morning when I'm severly tired I take an Adderall or Ritalin and I will fall back to sleep. And sleep pretty well...

  21. New Job- prescribed vicodins
    ... up in the person's system, or even something like ritalin , etc... It pops and then the medical facility that ... for certain positions. For example, if someone is on ritalin or adderol, something like that, then they CAN be...

  22. Missing OxyContin,a family member stole
    ... narcotics especially OxyContin.My nephew is currently on Ritalin She told me she was very concerned about my nephew ... interesting observation about students who are taking Ritalin she has noticed that the kids who were on Ritalin...
    ... never know. I strongly agree that the reason kids on ritalin are more likely to abuse medications are that they...

  23. Has anyone taken...
    ... awake promoting drugs (Provigil or Ritalin ) to combat the fatigue from taking Narcotics for Chronic...
    ... made me feel during the day, either. I am scared of Ritalin . When I ws a kid I was sure I would have sold my soul...
    ... the PM board, and I have read about docs prescribing Ritalin and Provigil for FM and CFS patients for the intense ... actually thought about asking my rheumy or PM doc about Ritalin or other stimulant meds to help with my fatigue. ...
    ... definitely DON'T want to go down the speed route ( Ritalin )! I'm on enough stuff. LOL TK-- Good tips. Thanks...
    ... don't believe it is in the same class/category as ritalin , which is a stimulant and can cause dependance. ...

  24. Upping Duragesic...question
    ... said if fatigue was too great we could always go to Ritalin (which I didn't want to do) or Provigil (which I've...

  25. help, i need stronger pain meds can i ask my doc
    ... along with morphine, dilaudid, fentanyl, methadone, Ritalin and the other amphetamines are in the highest schedule...

  26. Can someone explain what opiate niave means
    ... product, They found other drugs like Xanax,valium and ritalin to create a pharmacueticl speedball and when you through...

  27. ketamine and lowering tolerance
    ... using the usual chronic pain drugs, and then being on ritalin or a low dose stimulant like adderall or dexedrine ... thinking that off label prescribing of CII drugs, like ritalin , is illegal, so how is this done. I am not really...
    ... frequently done. I've met quite a few folks that use Ritalin or one of the other amphetamine salts to counter the ... over the years on different forums like this that use Ritalin on it's own as a way to treat chronic pain. Obvously ... nodding out or uncontrollable sleepiness. Meds like Ritalin and meds used for narcolepsy are used in some PM practices...
    ... using the usual chronic pain drugs, and then being on ritalin or a low dose stimulant like adderall or dexedrine ... thinking that off label prescribing of CII drugs, like ritalin , is illegal, so how is this done" My doctor has...

  28. Ms Contin Mallinckrodt?
    ... than most people do....like treating add in kids with ritalin , which would cause most people the opposite reaction...

  29. My Pain and My Husband
    ... I remember in elementary they wanted to put him on ritalin but i refused. We tried other ways to channel his...

  30. hey s gibson are you ok
    ... was so out of character for him. Turns out that the Ritalin he would take in the mornings for school was causing ... violent outbursts in the afternoon. It was when the ritalin would wear off he would have these episodes. Because ... around the clock he was going up and down from the ritalin . It was almost like being in withdrawal every afternoon...

  31. Farmboy, Re: Methadone withdrawal
    ... we have 7 year olds on combinations of Prozac and Ritalin . Even the meth withdrawal I go through when switching...

  32. Overmedicated/Ultram
    ... synthetics like ultram, and stimulants like adderil and ritalin . This is totally backwards, but who ever said the...

Rare Disorders board

  1. Turrets Syndrome
    ... They didn't need the sedatives. They didn't need the ritalin . They needed to be diagnosed and treated as having...

Sleep Disorders board

  1. Temazepam 15mg
    ... by the nurse on doctor visits. He prescribes me Ritalin twice a day, 20MG in the morning and 10 late afternoon...

  2. Sleep Apnea
    ... daytime sleepiness. But it is not a CNS stimulant like ritalin or dexedrine....

  3. My body suddenly "spasms" during sleep.....
    ... for me. In the past, I have tried both Provigil & Ritalin , but had no improvement or long-lasting improvement...

  4. Narcolepsy - not quite..Ritalin ?
    ... I also have narcolepsy and was on Ritalin for over a year before discontinuing it in October ... did, especially when I got home from work. Prior to Ritalin , I had also tried Provigil and found the same problem...
    ... I have been taking 1 Ritalin two times per day for the last almost week now. I ... day. My question is: Can your body get immune to Ritalin ?? Let's say it works a bit for me NOW...but what about...
    ... so it is hard to say how long it will take. I took Ritalin and it did absolutely nothing for me. I am now taking ... gain tolerance quickly. It sucks! If you find the Ritalin not doing much, see if you can try Adderrall. It kicks...
    ... I took ritalin for 12 yrs. give or take a few years ,what you need...
    ... ask how to not become immune. I have been taking ritalin for about 1 month now. I started off with a low dosage...
    ... [QUOTE=qwerty3;3405202]I was recently given Ritalin to help with my "always sleepy" problem. I have a...
    ... Thanks.. on another note.. those of you who are taking Ritalin for a sleep disorder type thing what is your dosage...
    ... just went into my doctor after a month of being on ritalin . she told me i can move to 3 5mg pills 3 times a day ... times a day. i asked her about being immune to ritalin and she made it seem like it was unlikely but possible...
    ... QUOTE=qwerty3;3447340]...Those of you who are taking Ritalin for a sleep disorder type thing what is your dosage ... max. Up to & including the last day I was on Ritalin (for narcolepsy), I took a total of 60mg per day, which ... improvement in my level of tiredness & fatigue while on Ritalin ...which is why I'm not taking it any longer....[see...


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