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

Posted 7 May 2013 by Mary 5 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.

How does concerta interact with marijuana?

Posted 7 Dec 2009 by Anon. 3 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 does alcohol affect you when taking Concerta?

Posted 22 Mar 2006 by CFSCFS 4 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 ...

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

Posted 14 Nov 2012 by kak8599 2 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 ...

Why wont my doctor prescribe adderall IR?

Posted 5 Dec 2014 by rmmk14 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 ...

Does Adult ADHD cause fatigue?

Posted 20 Apr 2012 by COXSK 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 ...

How long does it take for concerta 18mg to kick in?

Posted 9 Feb 2015 by Meno925 1 answer

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

Ritalin LA vs. Concerta (ER)?

Posted 22 Mar 2015 by Sida 1 answer

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 ...

Anyone familiar with given 6 yr old Clonidine to sleep?

Posted 6 Nov 2009 by tammydonny 18 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 ...

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

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Is concerta a narcotic?

Posted 19 Mar 2012 by Justice83 3 answers

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

ADHD - Should my son have an EKG be For being on meds?

Posted 4 days ago by Summermccoy19 1 answer

My son is as he and on clonidine .1 mg for sleep concerta 36mg and oxtellar 300 xr.. My question is i have been told he needed to have a ekg some before prescribed medicine and his doctor refuse to give him one now while he is sleeping his heart is racing and it has me very concern. Should he had ...

54mg Concerta too much? Recreational?

Posted 1 hour 1 minute ago by alexbange 0 answers

One of my friends and I have 2 concerta 54mg pills. We are teens and just I am 125 pounds, my friend is 100 pounds. We have a lot of tests this week and we can't get Adderall, so we want to use these to help us focus for studying. Is it too high of a dose for us? We don't have ADHD, ...

What can I do to help my son he is 9 years old?

Posted 18 days ago by missy32 0 answers

I need help i have a 9 year old he has ADHD/ Mood Swings... The doctor that i took him to get seen he was only 3 years old at the time and he put him on the Concerta 36 mg... I have been doing some reading on the medication and that it says not to give to kids under the age of 6 years old and now ...

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