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  1. taking ritilan have lots of anxieity please help!!
    ... You shouldn't mix the Ritalin and the Xanax. You're mixing a cocktail of "uppers ... isn't a benzo, and you can take that along with your Ritalin . ...
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  2. Urgh. Could this be ADHD? Please read.
    ... coffee has almost the same effect on the brain as Ritalin . P. S. If you aren't sleeping, or your pulse exceeds...

  3. Concerta and my son
    ... 55 y/o female only diagnosed 2 years ago. I was on Ritalin , 10 mg, the first year. The results were iffy. A ... several months. It has been much more helpful than Ritalin was. (Of course, they're both Ritalin, but concerta ... individual. Some people who don't respond well to ritalin (in any form) have good results with Adderall. Good...
    ... his dose he now has his concerta with an extra 20mg ritalin La. I found at school he was acting upon stupid impulses...
    ... doesnt seem to help like his previous meds he had ritalin a couple of years ago and that seem to make things...
    ... somewhat underwhelming myself, I had more luck with Ritalin (ironic, since they're both Methylphenidate) and Dexedrine...
    ... say to me that it is possible to take the 4 hour ritalin just until the 12 hour ritalin kicks in.I found that ... using the short acting ritalin as he got older the rebound was more likely to cause ... for my son was in the morning I gave him the 4 hour ritalin and then at recess time around 11.oo we ended giving ... at recess and we opted for a small top up dose of Ritalin LA. He is 14 now and he takes Concerta 56mg and a ... secondary Ritalin LA 20mg and that combo is fine. We find it wears off...
    ... one thing to another. he used to take the 4 hour ritalin but didnt do much for him especially the dinnertime...
    ... Hi Helen, Ritalin has been known in some cases to exacerbate tics in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Methylphenidate dexedrine Clonidine catapres

  4. Concerta or any other ADD medicine you take make you want to smoke?
    ... taking Concerta after 10 years of taking nothing(I took Ritalin in HS). I also started running again and stopped smoking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta

  5. Struggling to read and write
    ... was diagnosed with ADHD about 2 years ago and use Ritalin on a daily basis. I have lately been struggling with...
    ... Another thing to consider is whether your dosage of Ritalin is sufficient. Perhaps you are getting used to your...
    ... was diagnosed with ADHD about 2 years ago and use Ritalin on a daily basis. I have lately been struggling with...

  6. problem with adhd
    ... an adult adhd sufferer, i am currently prescribed ritalin , but would prefer adderrall, but have an unsympathetic...

  7. Long term side-effects
    ... 54mg/day of Concerta, and usually 15mg/day (max) of Ritalin (depends on work load.) I've looked everywhere...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta

  8. meds only help so much...
    ... without Hyperactivity when I was 6. They put me on Ritalin soon after. I was a little better in school but still ... before Christmas. That was exponentially better than Ritalin . And yet I was still lacking. I was so used to being...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Wellbutrin Zoloft

  9. does wellbutrin help concentration
    ... been studies that have found it to be as effective as Ritalin and those that have found that it is not. The mechanism...
    ... it increases anxiety for many. ADHD drugs like Ritalin and Adderall have been around a much longer period...
    ... ADD. She started more traditional meds--adderol, ritalin , at age 9 or 10. I can't stress enough that they ... really thinks the depression is severe. The adderal or ritalin stuff take a few weeks to kick in and maybe up to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin dopamine Adderall

  10. Wellbutrin XL vs. SR - time to kick in?
    ... Wellbutrin XL and SR. My boyfriend has been on Ritalin + 300mg Wellbutrin XL for about a month now due to...
    ... What is your boyfriend's Ritalin dose? When does he take it? Is it a time release ... should not vary by time of day. On the other hand, Ritalin is a stimulant med and works only for a short time ... . Ritalin instant release formulas are generally active for ... formulas for twice that. It is likely the loss of the Ritalin effect that's causing your boyfriend's lack of focus ... should talk to his doctor about getting an IR dose of Ritalin to compliment his SR on days that he's required to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin dopamine

  11. Adhd Teen Trouble
    ... fighting with him all the time!! Oh yea he takes 59mgs of Ritalin , 6 mg of Melatonin and 1000mg of EPA fish oil daily...

  12. Strattera "issues"....
    ... He took me off it immediatly, and started me on 5mg Ritalin . After some more trial & error, I'm on 20mg Ritalin ... the narcotic side of things (like a Wilbutrin or a Ritalin ). No need to fear them, because one of them works...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Strattera

  13. Book List -- How to Organize an ADDer's Life
    ... on the ADHD world. Here it goes: Your dose of Ritalin is far too low for it to be effective. Ritalin's fast ... my experience just a little Adderall is a lot of Ritalin not because Adderall is real speed but because of ... longer efficacy time. Same shrink said if I prefer Ritalin then let's do Concerta. Again, from what I gleaned...
    ... prescription more often than I have to. 15 mg of generic Ritalin works for about 4 hours or so, and if I get a running...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Methylphenidate

  14. Premature aging?!
    ... dosages. I've been taking a small dosage of generic Ritalin for over a year. I've got 1 year's more worth of wrinkles...

  15. Concerta for ADD
    ... it just didn't work with me. (Note - I'm on 20 mg Ritalin , and its worked wonders.)...
    ... somewhat underwhelming myself, I had more luck with Ritalin (ironic, since they're both Methylphenidate) and Dexedrine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Methylphenidate dexedrine

  16. ADD meds that don't affect appetite?
    ... I've tried Adderall, Ritalin , and Dexedrine. Adderall has been the most helpful ... force myself to take a bite of my favorite food. With Ritalin and Dexedrine, I still feel appetite suppression,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall dexedrine

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

  18. just started concerta and feeling really anxious.... normal???
    ... diagnosed with adult adhd and my Dr switched me from ritalin to concerta, along with my effexor that I have been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Effexor

  19. If Ritalin makes you tired....
    ... you definately have ADHD based on your reaction to Ritalin . If you're worried about the diagnosis, I would spend...
    ... react simularly. Another option is to try LESS Ritalin and see what happens. Bob...
    ... to bed at a decent hour. My doc just upped my Ritalin (generic form) to 40 mg (20 twice per day). On ... EVERY stinking night!!! That stopped after starting ritalin . 2. I have started "noticing" the world around...
    ... levels. All that being said, getting drowsy on Ritalin is common among ADD people and much less common among...
    ... levels. All that being said, getting drowsy on Ritalin is common among ADD people and much less common among...

  20. hi hi
    ... was looking straight at the TV! Rewind. I take Ritalin while I'm at work and it is a life saver. I feel ... Boortz talk about how parents dope up their kids on Ritalin so they don't have to deal with the real problem and...
    ... what did you do to help your concentrate before the Ritalin . if it bring back painful memories, feel free to...
    ... behavior modifications but nothing helped as much as ritalin has. I also tried various SSRIs which seemed to ... than a few months at one time. Why not just try ritalin or some other drug therapy?...

  21. alternatives to drugs
    ... When we first learned she had ADD, she was put on ritalin but that didn't help her at all and I would take her...

  22. Doldrums
    ... Himmy, I'm currently taking Ritalin ; I'm still in the process of finding the right meds...

  23. Do I have ADD?
    ... months in) but I've found that both Dexedrine and Ritalin (not at the same time, but I've tried both), made...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dexedrine

  24. A better day?
    ... So, as you all know, my first Ritalin free day was a disaster. On both my days off on the ... over lunch with my best friend on Sunday, and my no Ritalin experience told me that was unlikely. So, here ... another midweek day off on which to test things. So, no Ritalin . To be honest, I had a much better day. I accomplished...
    ... but wanted to see if I could do better, so I tried Ritalin . After a somewhat difficult "break in" period, it ... problem is, I don't know if I should try adjusting my Ritalin dosage first, or if I've got the proper med and dose...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  25. Which is making grouchy??????
    ... within about 3 weeks after starting (in my case it was Ritalin causing my outbursts). Another thing to consider...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Celexa Effexor

  26. Do you have a tic?
    ... what is dexamphetamine? Is it the generic for ritalin ? Or is that the brand name? That's so great you got...
    ... Dextroamphetamine is a stimulant medication similar to Ritalin , but it is not exactly the same thing. The generic ... Ritalin is Methylphenidate....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Methylphenidate

  27. A day off
    ... nothing pressing to do, I'll take a day off from my Ritalin ." ACK! :) What a nightmare! My brain's broke...

  28. ADHD and Depression
    ... likelihood of ADD and how he would like to put me on ritalin but he can't because it's too risky. It's extremely...
    ... early; I'm only on my second cup of coffee and my Ritalin hasn't kicked in yet. ;) Wellbutrin works on different...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  29. What medicine do you guys take for your ADD?
    ... money on herbs. None of those are as effective as Ritalin , each of the many ingredients in Focus Formula is...
    ... I heard that Ritalin has a lot of side effects (I researched on it) and...
    ... caangelxox: Ritalin does have side effects, and there is some risk of...
    ... money on herbs. None of those are as effective as Ritalin , each of the many ingredients in Focus Formula is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine dexedrine

  30. what does ring of fire ADD feel like ?
    ... adrenaline, which has the same effect on the brain as Ritalin . It seems crazy. "Why run around at the last minute...

  31. Need help adjusting to no ritalin
    ... to think back to what is different about being on Ritalin . How do you respond to the world around you when you ... then in a month, be greatful that such a thing as Ritalin exists!!! :) --Rheanna...
    ... ADD'ers find that caffeine works almost as well as Ritalin . Just don't have too much....
    ... insurance kicks in on Friday. So only 1 more week of no ritalin ... Yippee!...

  32. Adderall, no more.
    ... You might feel awful on Adderall, but be fine on Ritalin , whereas someone else could be exactly the reverse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Strattera dexedrine

  33. HELP! just started on ritalin and need some advice
    ... It is very well established that stimulants such as Ritalin , combined with certain antidepressants, can cause ... for you. Also, the current understanding is that Ritalin primarily works by increasing levels of dopamine in ... dopamine levels, hence possibly canceling out the Ritalin . Good news is, you aren't experiencing rapid heartbeat ... while family physicians might be able to prescribe ritalin or prozac or whatever, the far more delicate work...
    ... absolutely nothing about Solian, but I have taken ritalin for the past 12 years, and it helps me immensely. ... quite well together and didn't interact. With the ritalin however, with or without another drug, I did notice ... me do was make sure never to miss or be late for a ritalin dose, and to taper off the amount I take at the end...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Effexor Prozac dopamine

  34. I am very confused
    ... monitor your use, the risks associated with Adderall or Ritalin or Dexedrine or any of the others is very low. ...
    ... diagnosed with ADD without hyperactivity." All ADD meds ( ritalin , dexedrine, adderall, concerta, focalin) are similar...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall dexedrine Concerta Strattera focalin

  35. Interesting . . .
    ... over a week ago, I went to the doctor and asked for Ritalin . After a little time and convincing (he's afraid ... that Ritalin is more addictive than Dex, and apparently it's harder ... to prescribe), I got a prescription for Ritalin SR and I'm giving it a try. Now I believe I ended ... Methylephenidate, so I'm guessing it's not brand name Ritalin . First impression: Some good, some bad. 1...
    ... Thunor;3632808]I went to the doctor and asked for Ritalin . After a little time and convincing (he's afraid ... that Ritalin is more addictive than Dex, and apparently it's harder ... to prescribe), I got a prescription for Ritalin SR and I'm giving it a try. Now I believe I ended ... Methylephenidate, so I'm guessing it's not brand name Ritalin . It probably is generic. Bottle should also ID...
    ... details. Yes, methylphenidate is the generic for Ritalin . Hopefully, what they gave you is the SR version ... the times of day that you seem most short-fused. Ritalin SR has peaks and valleys in it's efficacy, so it may...
    ... too many side effects. Yes, if it doesn't say " Ritalin " in prominent letters on the package, then it's a ... different drugs. One of them acts like the brand-name Ritalin that I took 13 years ago, and the other is like some ... getting high. I have had no withdrawal symptoms from Ritalin . I have the regular variety -- it takes effect within...
    ... prescription in half the expected time. Curiously, Ritalin is more tightly controlled in Canada than is Dex, ... but I'm not finding the lack of hunger effect of the Ritalin as pronounced as it was on the Dex. I don't think ... brand name med. Another thing I've noticed on the Ritalin is that I'm extremely absentminded again! Yesterday ... . As things stand, I'm not thrilled with the Ritalin so far, but I'll give it till the end of the month...
    ... stress can really mess you up. I myself don't take Ritalin but my daughter does. It took the Dr's 11 years to ... works for her are (all generic brands if available), Ritalin , Straterra, and Prozac. I know it is different for...
    ... more thing... I mentioned the peaks and valleys of Ritalin SR's effectiveness and how it might affect your moodiness...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Strattera dexedrine focalin Concerta Methylphenidate metadate Prozac Risperdal

  36. Frustrated
    ... like. How are you doing with the Daytrana? That's Ritalin in a patch, right? The dose is right when it makes...
    ... s a stimulate, so yeah, I guess you could call it Ritalin in a patch. My focus is pretty much the same whether...
    ... doing little for others. I'm considering a switch to Ritalin or Adderall in hopes of a little more. Keep fine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: daytrana Adderall dexedrine

  37. problems with "seeing" the world around you
    ... understand how you can feel this way... I've use to take Ritalin when I was younger through out elementary middle school ... been treated for ADD and told them that I'd been on Ritalin from 7 to 18.. The Doc told me that I should start...
    ... ve known her my whole life?) Anyway, I started Ritalin today. So far I haven't noticed much of a difference...
    ... a while to experiment and find the right dosage of Ritalin . My doctor started me out on 5 mg per day, and I upped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Strattera

  38. Why are people saying such bad things about adderall?
    ... different people. I personally am greatful that Ritalin was invented and that I have had the chance to use...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  39. adult add medication
    ... medications are available for adult add. I am aware of ritalin , thats about it, but I am not HYPER, well at least...
    ... nonstop fidgeting. Possible medications include Ritalin , many different forms of ritalin, some slow release ... , Adderall, and the new Strattera. Ritalin and Adderall are both stimulants. The right dosage...
    ... given some wonderful feedback. I will only add that Ritalin and other stimulant drugs are not only for the hyperactive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax Adderall Strattera

  40. Adderall causing fatigue
    ... are the consequences of not taking it. I've tried Ritalin but doesn't work well with my chemistry. It's weird...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  41. when does metadate wear off
    ... Metadate is an extended release formula of ritalin . Studies show that blood levels remain pretty high...
    Medications also discussed in this post: metadate

  42. Think I'm add but afraid to ask...and does it get worse with monthly?
    ... waste of precious meds -- I find that my (generic) Ritalin doesn't do a thing when I take it on days when I'm...

  43. my son has adhd
    ... now on adderall, he just started taking it since ritalin didnt work at all made him worse I think, what are ... insurance also does not cover all the drugs.. it was ritalin which didnt help or this.. only other alternative...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  44. Nervous to talk to new doctor about ADD
    ... better ways to manage them. The medications, such as Ritalin or Adderall, are immensely helpful for some people...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  45. Might I possibly have ADD?
    ... whole life. But as a kid back in the '80's, ADD and Ritalin were around but not considered by many teachers, so...
    ... bed without supper before homework can get done, OR Ritalin to strengthen the reward message, "get a gold star...

  46. Help With Adult Add
    ... supplements, are alternative medications to the Adderall, Ritalin , etc. Their alternative is ADD Focus and Brain Tonic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  47. Please help with ADHD goal planning
    ... the board and confess that I tried a little extra Ritalin and Adderall. Both worked. Both kept me up all night ... methylin – 10mg 6x/day. JaneWhite correctly stated that Ritalin burns fast. I couldn't make it to day's end with Rit...
    ... shaking my system apart. 2. Call shrink - back to Ritalin , perhaps even a lower dose with a side of Welbutrin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  48. New drug experiment
    ... there isn't another doctor in town who will prescribe Ritalin to adults. Then I went to the pharmacy a couple of...

  49. Ritalin vs Adderall
    ... other might work better for someone else. As long as Ritalin is working for you and not causing other serious problems...
    ... My husband was taking Ritalin for a good 10 years in a number of mgs and extended ... quite similar in it's chemical make-up compared to Ritalin , MINUS the negative side effects, i.e. the "coming ... any coupons to offer a discount. Also, even though Ritalin , Adderal, Focalin, etc. are considered "controlled...
    ... Candy if the ritalin is working for you with no real negative side effects...
    ... and was diagnosed at 54 with ADD. I take generic Ritalin (God bless generics or I couldn't afford medication ... paranoia, that.........well, it was just ugly. So, it's Ritalin for me. The only annoying thing is that there are ... a lot of people who are so against Ritalin . I can only say that the first time I took it I was...
    ... paranoia, that.........well, it was just ugly. So, it's Ritalin for me. The only annoying thing is that there are ... a lot of people who are so against Ritalin . I can only say that the first time I took it I was ... like to be normal. I'll echo that....Plain generic Ritalin has been my miracle as well. The biggest difference ... make-up and how the brain receptors are affected. Ritalin (methlyphenidate) acts as a dopamine reuptake inhibitor...
    ... and mellowfish wrote. I'm curious. What is your Ritalin dose? If I take too much Ritalin (over 10mg) at a ... than 5 mg at a time. The enigma here is too much Ritalin gives me the nasty depressed/paranoid feeling whereas...
    Medications also discussed in this post: focalin Adderall Amphetamine dopamine

  50. Adult ADD
    ... that i also have ADHD. now i am on my third day of ritalin and i can actually consentrate. not huge difference...

  51. Update on my son
    ... before that I am concerned about them putting him on Ritalin - only because I have only heard horrible things about...
    ... my best to give you a balance view of the ADHD med Ritalin . There is approximately 1 serious complication ... conditions. I take neither those average bad reaction to Ritalin rates or the devastating consequences of ADHD lightly ... . I have been on Ritalin for over 3 years, have experienced no serious side ... never been happier. I choose to continue to accept Ritalin risks to continue to experience its benefits. That...
    ... mental side effects, some people have them. However, Ritalin is a very short-acting drug. If you and he don't ... there is a fair amount of unjustified hysteria about Ritalin , along with the reasonable fears. And, yes, this...
    ... impact she is having while on this drug. Datrana is ritalin (I think) and it's working for her. We go to a pediatric...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Strattera Wellbutrin

  52. Adderall and valium?
    ... bad at 6pm i had to sleep..im taking 20mgXR- 10mg of ritalin 2 times a day worked better for me i think but my...

  53. Adderrall
    ... poor people. They won't prescribe me for Adderrall or Ritalin because I had went to the hospital a couple of times...
    ... Concerta is the same as Ritalin . Strattera is the only ADD drug that is not the same ... as, or almost the same as, Adderall or Ritalin . If you had to be taken to the hospital while on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Adderall Strattera

  54. Concerta for my son...time for a dose increase?
    ... members: adrenaline has the same effect on the brain as Ritalin . They're not putting off a disliked task until the...
    ... I've tried starttera and it didn't help. We tried ritalin and it was an awful experience....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta

  55. postal exam today yikes
    ... minutes yall I can't do it!! It is today at 1:30. I have ritalin that I take when I need it but I don't know that its...
    ... practice for the next time. Definitely take the Ritalin . And a deep breath. And then let the breath out. ...
    ... answered the ones that I knew. It really seems like this ritalin is making my headaches worse. Anyway thanks guys for...
    ... Let us know when you find out how you did! Ritalin can definitely cause headaches....

  56. How can I help my daughter?
    ... older is 12 years old and he has been medicated with ritalin since he was 7 years old but he just takes it during...

  57. What To Expect From Adderall~
    ... for years. First 10 yrs ago it was Strattera, then Ritalin abour 8 yrs ago, and my doc is going to prescribe ... out on? Its been like I stated 8 yrs since I was on Ritalin reg release. I was taking 15 mg. 3 times a day. ...
    ... you can always go up. Side effects are similar to Ritalin , difficulty sleeping and temporary loss of appetite...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Strattera

  58. Help- Adderall XR, AM I abusing it?
    ... taking too high a dosage. I am taking regular (generic) Ritalin , so I don't have experience with extended release...
    ... dependence than some of the other ADD meds (Concerta, Ritalin , etc.)....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta

  59. What is wrong with me?
    ... astonishing. In fact I am going to try upping my dosage of Ritalin a bit this week to see if it helps. With 10 mg, I ... linear. And none of this is possible at all without Ritalin . Except for the adrenalin panic of waiting until the ... manage to force the brain to focus. Although even Ritalin doesn't help when I'm short on sleep because the cat ... wringing her neck because she has gone back to bed. Ritalin helps, but it's no substitute for a good night's sleep...

  60. Side Effects of Ritalin
    ... cannoli31;3535787]Has anyone found that a side effect of Ritalin is having suicidal thoughts throughout the day? Concentrati ... become pretty constant, more so it seems after starting Ritalin . Anyone have this experience? Dave, Your words ... I put in bold sound like Ritalin is worsening a preexisting condition. It is not at ... experienced an increase in negative thoughts because of Ritalin . Quit the contrary, actually. Lot less of the little...
    ... Thanks. I did tell tell my doc and have stopped the Ritalin to see if the thoughts stop....
    ... I started ritalin about a mth ago and I am not feeling well at all ... stop worrying about everything etc. I'm thinking the ritalin is not for me....
    ... have Depression also. My doc agreed that I stop the Ritalin for a while to see if the thoughts go away. I also...
    ... It's interesting to see that Ritalin is causing you two depression. I was told once by ... suicidal thoughts started after your began taking Ritalin because it may be a sign of a negative reaction to...
    ... Depression and ADHD so I take meds for both. But if the Ritalin is causing this side effect than I will have to deal ... are not very helpful. Im taking a vacation from the Ritalin for now....
    ... What were you taking before the Ritalin ? Were you on meds for the depression before the Ritalin ... For how long? Did the depression start after the Ritalin ? When I was first diagnosed, I was told I had depression ... Dexedrine alone. Look for interactions, perhaps the Ritalin reacted with something you already were already taking ... weeks to work its way completely out of my system). Ritalin may well be the villain in your case, but be careful...
    ... flouxitine and topamax for the bipolar and now the ritalin for the ADHD. only been on it for three days so...
    ... I tried Ritalin when I first began taking Medicine for the ADD. I ... doses of Fluxotine and Wellbutrin. I only took the Ritalin for one day and I was so depressed I couldn't stand ... was amazing how clearly I could think. I know that ritalin helps others but I can't take it at all. You may want...
    ... feature of my ADD and I find that when I take my generic Ritalin , my depression goes "poof." I had suicidal thoughts...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta Celexa Wellbutrin dexedrine Topamax Adderall Concerta

  61. Adderal by any other name?
    ... but now i have daytrana .... "methylphenidate" AKA, ritalin patch. is good for me in duration, smooth delivery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Amphetamine Methylphenidate daytrana vyvanse

  62. sexual side effects from meds???Quick
    ... hours lol. I am currently taking small generic dose of ritalin on a as needed basis which as you can guess is not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Wellbutrin

  63. Amen Clinic
    ... past my physciatrist has perscribed me Strattera, Ritalin , and Adderall but this problem is still persistant...
    ... other drugs to try -- I only have experience with Ritalin , so I'll leave it for others to chime in here on the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Strattera

  64. Ritalin causes sleepiness?
    ... is that you experience drowsiness now, after a long Ritalin hiatus, but not before. Med management IS complicated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine dexedrine

  65. Need help for 3 1/2 yr. old!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... Absolutely, think three times if someone advises giving Ritalin this young. (I am very much pro-medication in general...
    ... give him meds until kindergarten. We started with ritalin BAD then Adderall worse!!! Then concerta okay, but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta focalin

  66. Inattentive disorder
    ... research. Most common meds are based on methylphenidate ( Ritalin ) and dextroamphetamine (Adderall). Both can be abused...
    ... medication is concerned, it will likely be Adderall, Ritalin or Concerta. I now take adderall which is wonderful ... ! I hated Ritalin because it made me depressed and moody and I am already...
    ... individual meds than I can -- I have experience only with Ritalin . Dry mouth is a common side effect, at least with ... Ritalin . It often goes away after a period of time on the...
    ... information about some of the more common stimulants ( Ritalin , Concerta, Adderall) and be able to discuss the benefits...
    ... psychiatrist. She said that she could give him Ritalin - but she thought that I should have him seen by the...
    ... Thanks for the update Violetrose! I don't suggest Ritalin , because my two daughters and I who have ADD (inattentive ... not hyperactive) have not done well on Ritalin . I can't say for sure, but try Adderall first. Start...
    ... medication is concerned, it will likely be Adderall, Ritalin or Concerta. I now take adderall which is wonderful ... ! I hated Ritalin because it made me depressed and moody and I am already...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Amphetamine Methylphenidate Concerta Strattera Nasonex focalin vyvanse

  67. ADHD 7 year old Not ADD
    ... effect on him one way or the other. He is now on Ritalin LA and 2 doses of regular Ritalin, nothing seems to...

  68. Ritalin LA twice a day?
    ... It isn't too uncommon for Ritalin LA to be prescribed this way. The fact is that, for ... or Concerta. They are even longer-acting forms of ritalin (methylphenidate) than is Ritalin LA. I am curious...
    ... notes, newsletters or his planner home. He was on the Ritalin LA for most of the school year (and the previous school ... His doctor changed him to the regular fast acting Ritalin twice a day for a month to see how that worked for ... for improvement. That is when she decided to try the Ritalin LA twice a day and see if that worked better. I was...
    ... QUOTE=index.html;3501121]It isn't too uncommon for Ritalin LA to be prescribed this way. The fact is that, for ... Adderall IR AM then they have on any XR versions - Ritalin or Adderall. So we come full circle yet once again...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Methylphenidate metadate Adderall

  69. Help With Adult Add
    ... Hopefully meds will help you. I have to say I tried Ritalin first and it was awful! I was so miserable and moody...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall

  70. Is the dry mouth from Adderall ever temporary?
    ... have found it to be working better for me than either Ritalin or Concerta were. The ONLY unpleasant side effect...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta

  71. After 30+ years, I finally have a consistent grip on myself
    ... to the medical establishment that I wanted to try Ritalin , as it had helped me when I lived in the U.S., they ... find a doctor who was willing to prescribe (generic) Ritalin for me, and I am amazed that he has simply left me...

  72. For those diagnosed as adults...how did you get the dx???
    ... there was not much room for doubt. He wrote a Rx for ritalin and I began researching ADD and what steps I should...

  73. self-medication with adrenaline
    ... which have about the same effect on the brain as Ritalin . Course, Ritalin doesn't usually make kids cry first ... with things, while taking low dosages of (generic) Ritalin . This post by janewhite1 is another piece of the puzzle...

  74. Concerta vs adderall
    ... appear your Adderall is quiting on you. I've been on Ritalin for I don't know how long now. Today, I can't focus...
    ... long-acting formulation of methylphenidate (which is Ritalin ). "Take one as needed" is an odd way to prescribe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Adderall Concerta Methylphenidate

  75. So is long-term medication for ADD good or bad?
    ... long history. I have a younger brother who was on ritalin in the 1970s and 80s...he was put on it at the age ... after being diagnosed as ADHD and I grew hearing how ritalin was the reason he never got "better" and all the negative ... that showed themselves in him were because he was on ritalin and not because my parents tried all the harsh disciplines ... started fires, he ran away (after he was taken off ritalin and after my parents got divorced) and who knows which ... actions. Was it the divorce? Was it being taken off Ritalin after his dosage got up to 125mg because he kept adjusting ... witnessed with my brother and heard my father blame on ritalin because of my brother.... Fast forward to now...My ... the time he was in third grade and yes I put him on ritalin from third to 8th grade when he was old enough to ... son was 13 he was able to finally tell me that the ritalin made it so he couldn't think, that it slowed his mind...
    ... you. I an attest that I am very happy with (generic) Ritalin . On days that I take it, I can cope with life, the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Concerta Topamax


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