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Focalin vs Adderall: What's the difference?

Posted 5 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

Focalin and Adderall are both used for ADHD, but is one more effective than the other?

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

What does focalin xr make you feel like?

Posted 3 Feb 2010 by RML17 3 answers

How can I get my 8 yr. old to take his Focalin XR, sprinkled?

Posted 24 Jul 2010 by ma? 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 ...

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 ...

Can focalin xr cause facial and large muscle tics?

Posted 18 Mar 2010 by dumasmckenzie 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

My son has just been prescribed Focalin, and we don't know anyone who is/has used this drug?

Posted 5 Jan 2010 by thesparkowskis 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 ...

Dexedrine IR shortage... what stimulant is comparable? Focalin perhaps?

Posted 10 Dec 2011 by flyboy69 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!!!

My 8yr old son is on Focalin XR 15mg, it has really helped but it doesn't seem to last as long now?

Posted 17 Apr 2013 by jntking 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 ...

Pulling out all of his eyelashes, is this related to focalin?

Posted 5 Nov 2009 by amartinez83 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?

Can Focalin affect the growth of children?

Posted 19 Jul 2010 by tmicnhimer 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 ...

Vyvanse Vs Focalin?

Posted 28 Oct 2010 by tryingtofigurethisout 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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