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

Posted 7 May 2013 by Mary 4 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 ...

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 ...

Is concerta a narcotic?

Posted 19 Mar 2012 by Justice83 3 answers

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

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.

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

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Anyone familiar with given 6 yr old Clonidine to sleep?

Posted 6 Nov 2009 by tammydonny 12 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 - I was advised that drug is out of your system within 12 hours or so but what Im reading?

Posted 23 Sep 2016 0 answers

... is that it stays in the system for upto 2 days. Which is it? My 11 year old is having sudden bursts of anger at about the 12 hour mark. Is it a side effect or a withdrawal symptom?

Concerta / topamax for weight loss?

Posted 16 Sep 2016 by Kathyp1973 1 answer

I have been taking concerta fit about 5 months and am now up to 72 mg 1 time daily . I also take topamax 200 mg 2 x daily to try to Help with weight loss. While it does help me focus , stay organized, and gives me energy . I have not lost a single pound . The dr who prescribes this is very ...

Focalin XR - Side Effect Question for an 11 Year Old?

Posted 20 Aug 2016 by Susonechi 1 answer

My 11 year old son is currently taking Concerta but is having bad side effects. These include extreme loss of appetite, moodiness, depression, and is lethargic at times. These symptoms are growing in intensity since reaching puberty. The doctor is suggesting Focalin. Have your children experienced ...

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