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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 45,663 Ritalin 38,384 Concerta 21,643
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Other name: Ritalin (Ritalin)
Other name: Ritalin (Ritalin)
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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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Daytrana (formerly known as MethylPatch) is a transdermal patch marketed by Shire Pharmaceuticals and developed under contract by Noven Pharmaceuticals that was approved in June 2007. In the literature, Daytrana is most commonly referred to as Methylphen...
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Addiction
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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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Daytrana (formerly known as MethylPatch) is a transdermal patch marketed by Shire Pharmaceuticals and developed under contract by Noven Pharmaceuticals that was approved in June 2007. In the literature, Daytrana is most commonly referred to as Methylphen...
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We preferred Daytrana as dd had terrible side effects from...
" ...as the others, people have had success with both Concerta and Daytrana. We preferred Daytrana as dd had terrible side effects from Concerta, but did ok on RLA. Everyone is... "

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crash or anxiety related to it and it did not stop working...
" ...Concerta for residual symptoms of bipolar depression. It helps ...methylphenidate compound, say 10-12 hours. I have no crash or anxiety related to it and it did not ... "

When DD switched from Daytrana 15 mgs to Concerta we had...
" HI, When DD switched from Daytrana 15 mgs to Concerta we had to go up ...We found that the 18mgs Concerta did nothing, but the 27mgs worked ...and I also think Daytra... "

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switched from methylphenidate to Concerta 18mg at first...
" ...just switched from methylphenidate to Concerta 18mg at first then up to 2 times per day to start and I feel nothing except a bit of heart burn. Strange right? I ...I also take prozac 10mg in... "

but he does well on Methylphenidate (generic version...
" ...It is all trial and error. Gabriel didn't do well on Adderall or Concerta, but he does well on Methylphenidate (generic version of short acting Ritalen). Here is a chart for dosing and... "

Now that he is on Daytrana (the patch) he is doing very well...
" ...main problem is the hyper acticity. Concerta worked well but he lost weight. Now that he is on Daytrana (the patch) h... "

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so I just felt like I slowly crashed all day and it sucke...
" concerta I didn't like because after the first ...the repeating methylphenidate released didn't keep me at a level feeling so I just felt like I slowly crashed all day and it sucked. does... "

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so I just felt like I slowly crashed all day and it sucke...
" ...concerta I didn't like because after the ...the repeating methylphenidate released didn't keep me at a level feeling so I just felt like I slowly crashed all day and it sucked. does... "

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much effect on my symptoms, to another Methylphenidate...
" if one methylphenidate doesn't work will another? My doctor has changed me from Concerta which was not having much effect on my symptoms, to another Methylphenidate- Medikinet. Is there any reason... "

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methylphenidate containing tablet has the best controlled...
" ...I'm currently on Concerta and it's been absolutely the best ADD med I ...replacement possibly and was wondering which methylphenidate containing tablet has the best controlled release besides co... "

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