Recently diagnosed with ADHD and prescribed this med. Being able to feel normal and focused for the first time was a great feeling.. however. Take one in morning. The focus and productivity lasts about 2 hours, followed by being mentally"foggy" for rest of day. Inconvenient for work. also get extremely sleepy after maybe 4 hours. The calming affect lasts longer . Would like to know if i should just stick it out for a month till nxt app with psychiatrist or call them. Its only been a couple days . I hear a lot of bad things about this drug compared to others like Adderall in my recent research. Is it normal to start on it with this dose ? Is it a matter of dosage or the medication itself.
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