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  1. Concerta and my son
    ... more luck with Ritalin (ironic, since they're both Methylphenidate ) and Dexedrine. hi there just read your post...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin dexedrine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Ritalin

  3. Concerta for ADD
    ... more luck with Ritalin (ironic, since they're both Methylphenidate ) and Dexedrine....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin dexedrine

  4. Recently diagnosed with Depression and ADD
    ... different types. Stimulant meds, such as Ritalin ( Methylphenidate ), Adderall (various amphetamine salts), Dexadrine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Ritalin Strattera Wellbutrin Cymbalta

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall dexedrine

  6. Do you have a tic?
    ... not exactly the same thing. The generic Ritalin is Methylphenidate ....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin Strattera metadate

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Ritalin daytrana vyvanse

  9. Inattentive disorder
    ... research, research. Most common meds are based on methylphenidate (Ritalin) and dextroamphetamine (Adderall). Both can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Ritalin

  10. Ritalin and "jumps/jerks"?
    ... Hi! I have a general methylphenidate question - has anyone out there experienced twitching...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin metadate

  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,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin metadate

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Strattera

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Ritalin daytrana vyvanse

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: daytrana

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Ritalin metadate

  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,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin Strattera Wellbutrin daytrana

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

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Ritalin

  27. Vyanase Users
    ... pulse? I'm an a 56 yo geezer that does better on methylphenidate than amphetamines. That makes me atypical because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin Adderall

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin metadate

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Effexor daytrana vyvanse

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Ritalin dexedrine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin Adderall Amphetamine metadate

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta Provigil Ritalin Strattera dexedrine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Ritalin focalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin Strattera

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin metadate

  44. Need help
    ... pump ( a hole in the pill) that makes the medicine ( methylphenidate same as ritalin) come out much more slowly and helps...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Ritalin dexedrine

  45. ADHD Medication
    ... have been able to get hold of any liquid forms of methylphenidate or dexamphetamine as my son will not take tablets...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine

  46. Adderall and insomnia?
    ... Solution: an extended release version of either methylphenidate or amphetamine salts. Read "Concerta" and "Adderall...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta Lexapro Paxil

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

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin Strattera

  49. Ritalin LA
    ... Ritalin is methylphenidate hydrochloride, a powerful stimulant....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Ritalin

  53. eplipesy and adhd together
    ... the medicine we have in the States called Ritalin or methylphenidate . Concerta and Metadate are the same medication but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin metadate

  54. Concerta Withdrawals?
    ... Concerta, so I instead researched it's real name ( Methylphenidate , which is the same as Ritalin) and found my suspicions...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Effexor Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta Effexor Ritalin Seroquel Tegretol Wellbutrin Zyprexa metadate catapres dexedrine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  58. cylert?
    ... stimulant a try). Cylert is really tough on your liver. Methylphenidate (Ritalin/Concerta) has been around forever & has proven...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta Ritalin dexedrine

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta Ritalin metadate 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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta metadate

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ritalin

  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...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Strattera metadate

  65. Newly Diagnosed - Questions about Focalin
    ... Focalin is a stimulant and its active ingredient dex methylphenidate is a sort of "refined" version of the methylphenidate...
    ... Focalin doesn't do anything that Ritalin doesn't do. Methylphenidate is a chemical compound and those parts of this compound ... anything are removed leaving just the active d-isomer of methylphenidate , which is then called dexmethylphenidate. Since...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin focalin

  66. ADD and Concerta
    ... can take his Metadate (same thing, a long-acting methylphenidate ) and go straight to sleep. How long does it take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta metadate

  67. Add Medication Question
    ... free medicine for add / adhd *ritalin / concerta ( Methylphenidate ) is a milder stimulant *adderall / dexedrine (Dextroamphet...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta Ritalin Strattera dexedrine

  68. The Today Show: Diff between methamphetamine and methylamphetamine?
    ... Anyone else see the show? wait..do you mean methylphenidate ? which is ritalin...it is considered a milder stimulant...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Ritalin dexedrine

  69. The Doc Put me on Adderall XR
    ... Concerta and Ritalin are the same medication (generic: methylphenidate ). Metadate and Ritalin LA are also the same. The...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Ritalin metadate

  70. ADDERAL taken off Canadian market
    ... MILLION PRESCRIPTIONS, THAN THE NUMBER REPORTED FOR METHYLPHENIDATE PRODUCTS, which are also commonly used to treat pediatric...
    ... MILLION PRESCRIPTIONS, THAN THE NUMBER REPORTED FOR METHYLPHENIDATE PRODUCTS, which are also commonly used to treat pediatric...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Aspirin Tylenol

  71. About to Start Soon. PLEASE HELP
    ... million prescriptions, than the number reported for methylphenidate products, which are also commonly used to treat pediatric...
    ... million prescriptions, than the number reported for methylphenidate products, which are also commonly used to treat pediatric...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine dopamine

  72. Concerta question
    ... Yes, that's right, Concerta is methylphenidate with a special delivery system. It's delivery is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Ritalin

  73. Add/adhd Treatment
    ... there is no right or wrong answer. The stimulants are: methylphenidate class (Ritalin, Focalin, Concerta, Metadate). Amphetamine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta Ritalin metadate dexedrine focalin

  74. Can you be prescribed Adderall/Dexedrine with a history of recreational drug use?
    ... for Adderall or Dexedrine be a problem? Concerta is methylphenidate and Adderall & Dexedrine are amphetamine. Both are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta dexedrine

  75. concerta/ritalin/adderall what's the difference
    ... Concerta, Ritalin, Ritalin LA, Metadate, and methylphenidate are all the exact same medication (methylphenidate...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Concerta Ritalin Strattera metadate dexedrine


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