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

Posted 7 May 2013 8 answers

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 better XR verses just Adderall? Some days it works great and others I'm not sure.

Concerta vs Adderall: What's The Difference Between Them?

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Anyone familiar with giving 6yr old Clonidine to sleep?

Posted 6 Nov 2009 24 answers

My 6 yr old with severe ADHD is on Concerta. He takes it at like 8am. He cant fall asleep till like 11pm-1am. We were using Melatonin which worked great but not anymore. The Dr. prescribed him Clonidine to sleep at night. Something about that doesn't sit well with me & I'm nervous to ...

How does concerta interact with marijuana?

Posted 7 Dec 2009 6 answers

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 now take 54mg of concerta daily. i want to know more about the results of having both and, if i do ...

How Long Does it Take for Concerta 18mg to Kick In?

Posted 9 Feb 2015 1 answer

How long does it take for concerta 18mg to kick in? I took one at 8 am.

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

Posted 14 Nov 2012 3 answers

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 72mg for today? His dr appt is today, I just don't want him to be without his med until we see ...

How does alcohol affect you when taking Concerta?

Posted 22 Mar 2006 5 answers

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 quite concerned about something: I am a fairly light social-drinker, maybe 1 or 2/month, yes, the ...

Vyvanse, Adderall, and Concerta... which one?

Posted 6 Jan 2010 7 answers

I have a 6 year old daughter about to go on medication for ADD. I have narrowed it down to the above 3 drugs. It seems like Vyvanse is the more popular drug, especially among children. Adderall seems to be more popular with adults. Also, Adderall XR is way cheaper. Does anyone have children taking ...

Does Adult ADHD cause fatigue?

Posted 20 Apr 2012 7 answers

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 I'm taking Concerta and Ritalin. I'm tired all the time. Does anyone know anything about ...

Ritalin LA vs. Concerta (ER)?

Posted 22 Mar 2015 3 answers

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. capsule at 7:20 AM with breakfast, has a good school day, and the medication is worn off around 4:30 ...

Why wont my doctor prescribe adderall IR?

Posted 5 Dec 2014 1 answer

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 prescribed adderall IR by my doctor, and I have been taking that until September 2014. So for about ...

Is concerta a narcotic?

Posted 19 Mar 2012 4 answers

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

If vyvanse stops working, could I take adderall?

Posted 2 Dec 2015 5 answers

I saw my doctor yesterday about my Vyvanse barely working(even with dose adjustment) and he said he has never had this happen or even heard of it. So he prescribed me Concerta. It has been absolutely horrible, my focus is worse, hallucinations(auditory), headaches, etc. My doctor didn't want ...

Does Concerta have amphetamine in it? Like Adderall and Vyvanse do?

Posted 3 Oct 2017 2 answers

Does Concerta have amphetamine in it? Like Adderall and Vyvanse do? Or is it more like Ritalin? Ritalin has something in it that starts with an m, like methotry something I can’t remember how to spell the word. Is Concerta like Adderall and Vyvanse or is it like Ritalin?

While taking Concerta XL can you test positive for amphetamines on a 5 panel drug screen?

Posted 16 Dec 2010 1 answer

So, Medical professionals feel free to chime in... I have seen yes, and seen no as an answer to this question. While taking Concerta XL, can you test a positive for amphetamines on a 5 panel drug screen? I was told to tell them I was on the med, in case I tested positive. I didnt get that job, ...

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