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Posted 7 May 2013 by • 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.
Posted 7 Dec 2009 by • 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 ...
Posted 22 Mar 2006 by • 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 ...
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Posted 14 Nov 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 6 Nov 2009 by • 19 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 ...
Posted 9 Feb 2015 by • 1 answer
How long does it take for concerta 18mg to kick in? I took one at 8 am.
Posted 5 Dec 2014 by • 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 ...
Posted 20 Apr 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 22 Mar 2015 by • 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 ...
Posted 6 Jan 2010 by • 6 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 ...
Posted 19 Mar 2012 by • 3 answers
does it show up in drug screens? Is it a scheduled drug?
Posted 16 Dec 2010 by • 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, ...
Posted 4 Dec 2010 by • 1 answer
I'm on day 5 taking 36 mg's of Concerta. I've noticed the "can't get to sleep" side effect and understand it needs to be taking immediately after I wake up. When will Concerta be completely in my system and my A.D.D. will be controlled?
Posted 30 Aug 2017 by • 1 answer
My son (10 years old) just started Concerta time release 18 mg and yesterday was saying everything looked brighter but today he didn't say that. Is that a normal adjust to this med or is it worrisome?
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