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Adderall XR vs. Concerta for ADHD

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Other Names: Ritalin   Ritalin LA   Metadate   Metadate CD   Ritalin SR
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 31,036 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 70,137 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Adderall is a brand name of amphetamine salts–based medication used for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and narcolepsy. It is a brand-name psychostimulant medication composed of racemic amphetamine aspartate monohydrate, racemic amphetamine sulf... Read more on Wikipedia
Methylphenidate (Ritalin) is a stimulant drug approved for Therapy of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. It may also be prescribed for off-label use in treatment-resistant cases of le... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Laura
January 6, 2014
Laura wrote
pain and adderall
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By Stephen C
November 2, 2013
Stephen C wrote
Concerta Side Effects
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By jt2013
October 15, 2013
jt2013 wrote
Concerta side effects/ crash
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By concerta two children on 54 and two on 36
September 17, 2013
concerta two children on 54 and two on 36 wrote
Concerta has worked well, although, it has been years and now children are a bit aggressive as bipol
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By DW
September 10, 2013
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Concerta, Alcohol, Black out
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What patients are saying about Adderall XR vs. Concerta

3,233 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Concerta to 60mgs Adderall XR. Its strange...
Yes but the doses are roughly equivalent...81mgs Concerta to 60mgs Adderall XR. Its strange that I find Concerta to work better as far as taking off in the AM, since I am only getting 1/3 of...
went to Concerta from trying Adderall XR and the Concerta...
...went to Concerta from trying Adderall XR and the Concerta seems much ...some. Why did you stop the Ritalin if...
my son changed from Adderall XR to Concerta, I noticed a...
When my son changed from Adderall XR to Concerta, I noticed a big change immediatly. First, concerta stays in the system longer ...a much better experience with Concerta then...
We changed her from concerta to adderall xr and she...
...a episode with my 16 yo daughter. We changed her from concerta to adderall xr and she has become unbearable. I also take adderall but I have done ok with it. In...
so adderall XR 20mg would correspond to concerta 72mg. I...
...understood my Dr. the conversion factor from adderall to concerta is rather 3.6, so adderall XR 20mg would correspond to concerta 72mg. I wonder what is the correct answer? But...
was changed from Concerta to Adderall XR 3 months ago....
...My 12 year old son was diagnosed with ADHD 4 years ago. His medicine was changed from Concerta to Adderall XR 3 months ago. His grades (or most of them) have improved, but his MD thinks he should...
probably not much. I think I am going to doubel my concerta...
...anything right now. I have tried Adderall XR 20mg, and think that may be a little better, but I'm not sure. That means probably not much. I think I am going to doubel my concerta and see what...
are poor. Adderall XR was a great treatment for him,...
My son went back to Concerta after the Adderall XR debacle in Canada. This week ...him the results are poor. Adderall XR was a great treatment for him, ...
plus boosters before I decided to try Adderall XR. I...
Quote: I had been taking 81 mgs Concerta plus boosters before I decided to try Adderall XR. I started off at 30mgs and titrated up to ...me though...and now I take 60-75mgs Dexadrine a day. I ...
immediately after taking his first dosage of Adderall XR...
...Reaction to Adderall XR My son, 9 yrs old was switched from Concerta to Adderall XR last week. He had hives almost immediately after taking his first dosage of Adderall XR. My son does have...
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