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Ritalin LA vs. Concerta (ER)?

Posted 22 Mar 2015 by Sida 3 answers

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 there a difference between Ritalin SR and Ritalin LA?

Posted 16 Jan 2018 by davemichael 1 answer

Both 10mg. I am pretty sure there must be some because ever since my doctor told me to move from the SR version to the LA I have experienced severe confusion. It took me 4 years to realize it was Ritalin LA that had been causing me those symptoms. It took me that long to find out because I had ...

Is there a difference between Ritalin SA and Ritalin LA?

Posted 6 Oct 2010 by pattym1976 2 answers

My doctor has had me on the Ritalin SA at 20MG for about 4 months now to treat my ADHD, I also take other medications for my Bi-Polar Disorder - Lamictal, Celexa and I have Trazodone that can be used at bedtime if Im having a problem sleeping. Its seems like the Ritalin works really well for me ...

Is Concerta the same as Metadate CD?

Posted 9 Mar 2011 by sunshine04 1 answer

My 7.5 year old son has ADHD primariy Inattentive type. To date, he has been on Ritalin LA which wore off too soon. When I increased the mg. he was skipping like a record and was twitching. We then went to Focalin and he cried all day. Then we went to Concerta which worked for 4 months and then he ...

Ritalin LA - Adderall : I feel more tense and more anxiety, Less sociable?

Posted 1 May 2013 by blackfalcon 1 answer

What other medication is good for ADHD? I have taken Ritalin 20 mg 3 times per day. But it wears off like in 10 to 15 minutes. Ritalin makes me more sociable, less anxiety, when taken 2 at a time. But I don't want to abuse it. I like ritalin and what it does. But doesn't last long. Is ...

Is there a safe "diet pill" that I can take WHILE taking Ritalin LA, 30 mg for ADHD (39yr female)?

Posted 7 Oct 2009 by NMK 2 answers

Ritalin LA is helping with my ADHD symptoms, but I have not experienced the weight loss that many do as a side effect. I was hoping to "kill two birds with one stone," but no such luck for me! Thanks.

Ritalin makes my son like a zombie. Want to change medications. Any advice?

Posted 24 Aug 2010 by kolbysmom 2 answers

My son is 7 and has been on ritalin la for the past year and it has worked ok I dont like the fact that it makes him like a zombie. Im wanting to switch to something else and Im torn between strattera and vyvanse. Any advice?

What are the long term effects of Ritalin - can it affect your personality?

Posted 5 Sep 2010 by sophie4 1 answer

My husband was diagnosed with add when he was around 40 years old. He was retalin for about 10 years then stop taking it. Seemed like he was having alittle bit of personality change. He is now 61. Personality change seems to be getting alittle stronger as he has gotten older. Wondering if this may ...

I found an old bottle of my Ritalin LA that expired in 7/2009, is it SAFE to take those?

Posted 13 Dec 2011 by BellaNova13 1 answer

I know this is not recommended and no doctor will, but I just want to know if it's going to harm me... I know old medicine loose their potency, so it won't work as well as a new bottle, but i don't have time to refill it today and so i was hoping that even though they won't be ...

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