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    Old 01-10-2005, 08:09 PM   #1
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    concerta and xanax

    My son s doctor just put him on concerta and is having him take xanax as needed.....isn't the concerta a stimulant and the xanax to calm you down , how is that going to work, any comments or answers?

     
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    Old 01-10-2005, 09:03 PM   #2
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    Re: concerta and xanax

    Do not know what concerta is but I take xanax and works well for me? Why the 2 meds?

     
    Old 01-10-2005, 10:51 PM   #3
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    Re: concerta and xanax

    Concerta is a timed-release version of methylphenidate. (I am not sure if I spelled that right.) That is the same drug as Ritalin. Concerta is just a unique time release version. It is odd that you posted this drug combination because I was planning on talking to my psychiatrist about doing this combination for me. I took Concerta several, several, several months ago to counteract some sexual side effects I was having from the antidepressant I was on at the time. The Concerta helped to minimize those side effects, but it made me wired. I am on a different antidepressant now, but am also experiencing sexual side effects. I am taking Alprazolam (the generic name for Xanax) for anxiety. I was hoping that I could take a super low dose of methylphenidate to help minimize my side effects, but yet not wire me up like the Concerta did because I was on 18 mg. of it. Sorry.....I went off on a tangent a bit.

     
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