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(Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or AD/HD or ADD) is a developmental disorder. It is primarily charact...
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Adderall 44,490 Ritalin 37,570 Concerta 21,252
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Adderall XR
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Concerta
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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Irritability
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Headaches
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Euphoria
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Addiction
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Withdrawal
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Mood Swings
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Nausea
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Dry Mouth
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Irritability
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Euphoria
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Nausea
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Aggression
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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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About Concerta
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...
" ...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, because that will... "

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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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years. We did at one time think maybe it wasn't as effective...
" ...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 ...really.So he went back to the Adderall XR and he... "

question about adderall XR Well I just switched from 54mg...
" ...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...
" ...to taking concerta - 12 hour release at 36 mg.. and it DID NOTHING FOR ME. once i stopped it I noticed... "

stomach aches. Adderall XR 30mgs has treated me well. I...
" ...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 both... "

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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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so far i like the adderall xr alot better than the concerta...
" ...anxiety, mood swings, irritability and irregular heartbeat since i'm off the concerta. my ...i like the adderall xr alot better ...taking concerta and dealing w/ the adverse effects i had fro... "

He has had problems with Adderall Xr also. Concerta did...
" ...on vyvanse whichhim made him worse.I had ...has had problems with Adderall Xr also. Concerta did great until he got ...the Dr switched him. I would recomend running away from the Vyvanse and ... "

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Adderall XR 20 mg and no major side effects (ie. headaches...
" ...on Adderall XR 20 mg and no major side effects (ie. headaches or ...when I first started concerta, but it seems ...just faded away. The switch from concerta to adderall XR was pretty smo... "

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