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Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or AD/HD or ADD) is a developmental disorder. It is primarily charact...
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Adderall 46,966 Ritalin 39,717 Concerta 22,692
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Adderall XR vs Concerta

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Other name: Adderall (Adderall)
Other name: Ritalin (Ritalin)
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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...
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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...
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About Adderall XR
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...
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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...
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at night for studying, because that will make me a paranoid...
" ...anymore. Now I'm on Adderall XR, and I can notice improvement in my SA. I just have to be careful to get a full night's sleep and resist the temptation to take a second dose at night for studying,... "

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mmediately after taking his first dosage of Adderall XR....
" Allergic 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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rs. We did at one time think maybe it wasn't as effective an...
" ...My son is on Adderall XR and has been for about 3 years. We did at one time think maybe it wasn't as effective and put him on Concerta, with horrible results. He ...fits over nothing really.So he went... "

at night for studying, because that will make me a paranoid...
" ...anymore. Now I'm on Adderall XR, and I can notice improvement in my SA. I just have to be careful to get a full night's sleep and resist the temptation to take a second dose at night for studying,... "

question about adderall XRWell I just switched from 54mg o...
" Quick question about adderall XR Well I just switched from 54mg of concerta to 25mg of adderall XR since the time release system of concerta wasn't doing anything for me after 2-3 hours. I took one... "

i went from taking adderall xr to taking concerta - 12 hour...
" i went from taking adderall xr to taking concerta - 12 hour release at 36 mg.. and it DID NOTHING FOR... "

stomach aches. Adderall XR 30mgs has treated me well. I...
" Concerta 54mgs made me more jittery and gave me stomach aches. Adderall XR 30mgs has treated me well. I much prefer Adderall XR to any other stimulant.' Concerta and Adderall XR... "

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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 my... "

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far i like the adderall xr alot better than the concerta and...
" ...better! no more anxiety, mood swings, irritability and irregular heartbeat since i'm off the concerta. my experience w/ concerta ...seem calmer. so far i like the adderall xr alot better than the... "

He has had problems with Adderall Xr also. Concerta did...
" ...problems and was on vyvanse whichhim made him worse.I had to force the ...and Ablify. He has had problems with Adderall Xr also. Concerta did great until he got where he could ...the Dr switched him. I would... "

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