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What's the difference between Adderall XR and plain adderall?

I've been taking Concerta 56mg for 6 years. My Dr. put me on Adderall 10mg twice a day. I'm not sure if it works as well. Whats the difference between Adderall XR . Does it work as well or ...

Posted 7 May 2013 4 answers

How does alcohol affect you when taking Concerta?

Hello all: Had every test imaginable plus sleep studies, and was put on 54 mg Concerta after a life-long battle with "cronic fatigue." Yay! it's changed my whole life, but I'm ...

Posted 22 Mar 2006 4 answers

How does concerta interact with marijuana?

I have been taking concerta for a long time, i started on ritalin, i have ADHD. i have been considering experimenting with marijuana, but have been told that it can be extremely bad, fatal even. I ...

Posted 7 Dec 2009 3 answers

Why wont my doctor prescribe adderall IR?

I was diagnosed with ADHD when i was 9 yr old (24 now). I took concerta from then until i was a freshmen in high school and stopped myself. In college, as school became harder, i started again. I was ...

Posted 5 Dec 2014 1 answer

Can concerta be cut in half to give a half dose if you run out of med in another dose/?

My son takes 72mg, and he was on 54mg, and we have some left. We only have 1 36mg left because the pharmacy shorted us 1 pill. To equal the 72mg, could I give him a 54mg, and half a 36mg to equal the ...

Posted 14 Nov 2012 2 answers

Is concerta a narcotic?

does it show up in drug screens? Is it a scheduled drug?

Posted 19 Mar 2012 3 answers

Does Adult ADHD cause fatigue?

I was diagnosed with extreme Adult ADHD. I started taking Vyvanse and it worked great. I changed med plans and Vyvanse is really expensive now. I've tried Adderal, Concerta, Ritalin and now ...

Posted 20 Apr 2012 7 answers

Ritalin LA vs. Concerta (ER)?

After several attempts to find which ADHA medication that worked for my child, Ritalin LA 20 mg. did the trick (all the non-extended medications were wearing off around 1:00 PM). He takes one 20 mg. ...

Posted 22 Mar 2015 1 answer

Concerta Vs Adderall: What's the difference between them?

Posted 20 days ago 1 answerFAQ by

Is Adderall XR(25mg) suppose take a couple weeks/or a month to work?

I have recently been diagnosed with ADD but supposedly its ADHD with a primarily inattentive subtype, however point being I was first on Concerta XR 52mg for close to 2 months(the least a month) but ...

Posted 17 days ago 3 answers

I adapt to Concerta way too fast, how can I fix that?

Once I got to the highest dose of adderal, at least for children, they put me on the lowest dose of concerta. I am only 14 years old and on a 54 ml pill. I don't take it on the week ends so I ...

Posted 17 days ago 0 answers

Is Concerta prescribed for treatment of fibromyalgia fatigue & pain?

I am concerned about it's effect on blood pressure.

Posted 9 Apr 2016 0 answers

Concerta - Difference between Ritalin and Vyvanse?

I've been on Ritalin- just wondering what others' experiences have been on both Ritalin and Concerta. Ritalin helps me focus but it makes me a complete jerk. I get so angry and I'm ...

Posted 24 Mar 2016 1 answer

Methylphenidate - Does Concerta cause weight gain, not loss?

I have used Modivigil, which was wonderful, because, for the first time in years after a stroke, I was able to stay awake and alert, but, after 10 days of taking it twice a day (I do not know what ...

Posted 3 Apr 2016 1 answer

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