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Posted 5 Sep 2016 • 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com
Focalin and Adderall are both used for ADHD, but is one more effective than the other?
Posted 14 Jul 2012 by • 2 answers
It is not prescribed to me so?
Posted 1 Feb 2013 by • 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
Posted 3 Feb 2010 by • 3 answers
Posted 24 Jul 2010 by • 7 answers
My son is 8 and is not able to swallow his 10mg Focalin XR capsul. It is more fear than ability, I believe. The Dr. showed him a trick he seemed to like - but when it came time to try - he refused. We were told to start practicing with a nerd and then try with a mini mm. Nerd worked, and he was ...
Posted 5 Aug 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 18 Mar 2010 by • 5 answers
My 7 year old daughter has taken focalin xr for 6 mos. and has developed facial and large muscle tics within the last week. Can medicine be the culprit? No history of tic disorder or tourette's in family. Sydney's mom
Posted 22 Sep 2009 by • 3 answers
Posted 5 Jan 2010 by • 5 answers
Our pediatrician just recommended we start our 6 yr old on Focalin. He has been having trouble with impulse control, and has even started to hurt his brother. My husband and I are VERY hesitant about medication, and we do not no anyone who is/has used Focalin. Any and all advice/comments/info would ...
Drug Test - focalin will it show up on drug screen how long does it stay in system what does it show
Posted 14 Jan 2010 by • 1 answer
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Posted 10 Dec 2011 by • 4 answers
I am currently prescribed Dexedrine IR 10mg 3 times a day for add/adhd. I had to travel 2&1/2hrs to the nearest pharmacy with my medication. What do I do? What medication could I switch to? PLEASE HELP ASAP!!!
Posted 17 Apr 2013 by • 2 answers
My son 8 was diagnosed with ADHD in Oct. of 2012. He was unable to focus in school to the point where he was falling way behind the other kids. He was also having difficulty with his behavior. He couldn't sit still, stop talking out of turn, keep his hands to himself, following simple ...
Posted 5 Nov 2009 by • 4 answers
My son was on focalin xr for about two years and in the last three months he started pulling out all of his eyelashes. Has anybody else heard anything about this being related to focalin?
Posted 19 Jul 2010 by • 3 answers
Is there a danger of height/weight growth in children? I have read this on another website? My 15 year old son has been on Focalin for about two years and his PCP is concerned because he is in the lower percentile for height/weight. After reading this , I am very concerned that this medication has ...
Posted 28 Oct 2010 by • 1 answer
My son 8, has been on Vyvanse since May 2010, it seems to help him with school, but we also needed to add Zoloft. He has lost 5 lbs, and has no desire to eat a full meal, so he gets basically anything he wants to eat. He hasnt lost anymore in the past 2 months. I can deal with all that, but more ...
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