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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 2 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

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

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

Is concerta a narcotic?

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

Posted 19 Mar 2012 3 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 9 days ago 0 answers

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) - Back To Adderall Or Stick With Concerta?

I've been prescribed adderall 30mg 2x's a day for about 2years now. Recently I started feeling an "auto pilot" feeling in the late afternoons. I talked to my doctor about it and ...

Posted 23 Feb 2015 1 answer

What effect will Concerta have on a person who has been prescribed this for an incorrect diagnosis?

My brother was incorrectly diagnosed ADHD without any childhood symptoms, because of current severe anxiety. He was prescribed Concerta and has been taking it for about two years. I only recently ...

Posted 19 days ago 2 answers

Bipolar Disorder - Lithium use for bipolar children?

Two years ago my son (7 at the time) was diagnosed ADHD. We recently had him re-evaluated and the psych has diagnosed him w/ early onset bipolar & ADHD. With the ADHD, he was taking Concerta and ...

Posted 19 days ago 1 answer

My 15 year old daughter takes 54 mg of Concerta daily and accidentally took 2 pills this morning!?

Is this going to cause her problems/sickness? What should I do?

Posted 11 days ago 0 answers

Concerta - Does anyone else on here take a 72mc dosage for a 10 yr old?

They have my grandson on 36mg twice daily and he is only 10 . He is also very hyper aggressive angry, I've been called by the school 4 times in one week .Is anyone else taking this kind of ...

Posted 14 days ago 0 answers

Memory loss after starting concerta?

I've never had the greatest memory, partially due to football and countless bare-knuckle blows to the head during MMA. But after starting concerta about 5 months ago I only remember fragments of ...

Posted 3 Mar 2015 2 answers

ADHD Medication Recommendations?

I am 18 1/2 years old and have been on ADHD medications since I was about 14. I have tried Concerta, Ritalin, Adderall, Adderall XR, Strattera, Focalin, Intuniv, and am currently on 70 mg of Vyvanse ...

Posted 10 Feb 2015 2 answers

Switch from Adderall XR to Dexedrine (Dexedrine spansule)?

Hello, new to the form and was hoping to get a fast response. I am a college student who was diagnosed with ADHD last year. my doctor prescribed Concerta 36mg/day (XR ritilan) initially. I then ...

Posted 16 Jan 2015 1 answer

How do I know if I am getting the methylphenidate (generic) or Concerta (brand)?

because my daughter has the generic and the brand name. The only difference I see is cost.

Posted 2 Mar 2015 0 answers

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