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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 45,643 Ritalin 38,372 Concerta 21,640
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Adderall XR
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Other name: Adderall (Adderall)
Other name: Concerta (Concerta)
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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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About Metadate CD
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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started me on Adderall XR and it's working great. Your body...
" ...for a different ADD medication. I took Metadate CD for 2 years. About 3 weeks ago it quit working, so I told my doctor and he started me on Adderall XR and it's working great. Your body has... "

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two years and it worked very well. However, it quit working...
" ...many actually are. I was prescribed Metadate CD 30mg for about two years and it worked very well. However, it quit working recently and I was switched to Adderral XR 30mg. The Adderral... "

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year old son just switched from Adderral XR 20 mg to 20 mg...
" METADATE CD Our 7 year old son just switched from Adderral XR 20 mg to 20 mg of the Metadate CD because of weight loss. How does any one feel that their child... "

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CD at 20mg w/ no clinical effects and no side effects...
" ...XR Dosage Hi, I am taking 20 mg of adderall XR which works great but am having ...the clinical effects. I was taking metadate CD at 20mg w/ no clinical effects and no side effects then upped ... "

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(age 12) has just started metadate CD and so far not much...
" ...12) has just started metadate CD and so far ...8) is on Adderall XR and it appears to last him until he gets home at 4:30. An additional 5 mg at that time did not seem to help his \"bad mood,\... "

improvement in school, and she became very weepy, irritable...
" My dd stopped adderall xr one month ago....she never showed any improvement in school, and she became very weepy, irritable and didn't eat. She ...She has just started metadate cd, and we are... "

rebound. My nephew takes adderallxr, and was previously on...
" ...adderallxr, and was previously on metadate cd and he took both mixed with applesauce. How long was he on... "

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My youngest son takes Adderall XR 15mg and my oldest takes...
" ...another ADHD medication ? My youngest son takes Adderall XR 15mg and my oldest takes Metadate CD 30 mg. I ...but I have the Metadate CD. If I give... "

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cd and now currently on adderall xr. We go today to...
" ...whole adhd scene. I am a 30 yr old stepmom with a son who has been on meds for approx 8 mths and we are still struggling severely. He has been on metadate cd and now currently on adderall xr. We go... "

CD and he still had all the usual stimulant side effects...
" Yes my son had tried Metadate CD and he still had all the usual stimulant side effects. (Irritability, trouble falling asleep, ...the side effects. We are about to try him on adderral xr. Hopefull... "

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