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Concerta vs Adderall - What's the difference between them?

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

What are the brands of methylphenidate?

Jornay PM vs other methylphenidate formulations - how do they compare?

What is the difference between Jornay PM and other once-daily methylphenidate formulations?

Anyone familiar with giving 6yr old Clonidine to sleep?

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... read more

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

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

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

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... read more

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

If vyvanse stops working, could I take adderall?

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... read more

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

Strattera, Concerta or Adderall XR - Which worked best for you?

Hi, I've decided to start taking meds for my ADHD (I've been tested by a psychiatrist as a child and as an adult and am most definitely ADHD). At the moment I'd choose between Strattera, Concerta and Adderall XR which is the one recommended by the psych. who last tested me as it is... read more

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

What happens if you over dose on Concerta?

I take 36mg Concerta

Is concerta a narcotic?

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

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