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Pregnant and still on my prescribed xanax, how safe is this if at all?

Posted 16 Aug 2009 by phebbs1 7 answers

I have been on xanax for about 10 years now, its the only thing that helps for my panic attacks, social anxiety, phobias, im just afraid of facing the outside world with out it..Just simply bringing my daughter to school is hard for me. The xanax helps to get through these routine things in life. ...

How long does it take focalin xr to get out of your system to pass a ua?

Posted 14 Jul 2012 by monkeyboy1978 2 answers

It is not prescribed to me so?

Will Melatonin help my ADHD Child?

Posted 1 Feb 2013 by mrsgrant0112 5 answers

My 6 yr. old daughter had just been put on Focalin XR 5mg capsule. She has been having trouble falling asleep since taking this medicine. I have heard that giving her melatonin will help relax her & make her fall asleep. Please let me know what you think

Tics and risperidone?

Posted 7 days ago by Jadie163 0 answers

My 14 yr old son has been taking .25 mg of risperidone in the AM and .50mg at bedtime. He also takes focalin xr for ADHD. He has had mild tics come around for he last 2 years but we are noticing them a lot more this year as are other people. Have others experienced this in their kids and if so what ...

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 ...

Has anyone developed an awful rash while taking Focalin XR and being out in the hot sun? I am on?

Posted 30 May 2016 by Stonelayer 0 answers

... Lexapro 20mg and Focalin XR 15mg. I started 10mg of Lexapro in February 2016, and vacationed in sunny Florida for a week and a half with no issues. I bumped up to 20 mg of Lexapro then after about 2-3 weeks I introduced 10mg of Focalin XR, and then again 3 weeks later bumped up to 20mg focalin ...

I accidentally gave my 10 yr old his focalin XR 20mg instead of his Remeron?

Posted 8 May 2016 by Tonishakl81 0 answers

I accidentally gave my (10) son his Focalin XR 20 mg at bedtime instead of his Remeron. What do I do?

Focalin XR - I don't eat all day and an starving and have a headache when it wears off?

Posted 18 Apr 2016 by Kaitlin DeBrower 0 answers

I hate it because I'm trying to lose weight (I need to lose 130 lbs) and this hunger after it wears off isn't going to help. Any tips on keeping it from happening? It's almost impossible to eat on the medicine it makes me gross to my stomach looking at food. Also I get headaches ...

My dr prescribed me Focalin XR at 20 mg daily. It isn't working at all for me, but she refuses to?

Posted 13 Apr 2016 by sleeptoomuch 0 answers

... increase the dosage, even though on this site it says that an adult can be prescribed it at 40 mg daily. Is this accurate and if so, any suggestions? Are there other ADD medications that interact well with this?

How long is Focalin XR in your system?

Posted 7 Feb 2016 by Concernedmom22 0 answers

My son whom is 10 takes Focalin XR, however when he is at his fathers he doesn't take the medication which is leading to behavioral problems.

How long before I should see Intuniv begin to work on my 9 year old?

Posted 5 Aug 2013 by sheridc 2 answers

We just switched off of Focalin XR 40mg because it stops working mid-day. Which means he has to go to the school nurse to have the short acting Focalin administered. We made the switch to Intuniv 1mg and he took his 1st dose last night. Today he is twitchy, cant sit still, it took 4 hours to do two ...

AJ-- help with dosage!!?

Posted 9 Nov 2015 by Summerten 1 answer

Was on concerta at 54 Mg's 2x's a day. After 2 years, it stopped working. Tried adderall but could not tolerate the hesrtburn. Then focalin xr, did nothing. Now I'm on my 2nd week of vyvance at 70mg's & I feel like I need a higher dose-- but 70 is Max dose-- what can I do?? ...

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