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Concerta vs. Daytrana for ADHD

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Concerta

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Other Names: Ritalin   Ritalin LA   Metadate   Metadate CD   Ritalin SR

Daytrana

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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 70,157 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 4,573 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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... Read more on Wikipedia
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Stephen C
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Concerta Side Effects
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October 15, 2013
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Concerta side effects/ crash
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By concerta two children on 54 and two on 36
September 17, 2013
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Concerta has worked well, although, it has been years and now children are a bit aggressive as bipol
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What patients are saying about Concerta vs. Daytrana

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to concerta from daytrana patch How do you know your...
changing to concerta from daytrana patch How do you know your child is remembering to ...school day? My son is 12 and is switching to concerta because his teachers say his patch isn't kicking in...
felt it usually gave less appetite suppression than Concerta...
...a low dose of Daytrana caused such major appetite problems for us- ...of Concerta. We had switched to Daytrana because his doctor felt it usually gave less appetite suppression than Concerta and...
tried Concerta? Or ever switched from Daytrana or other...
...it Has anyone ever tried Concerta? Or ever switched from Daytrana or other form of shorter acting methylphenidate to Concerta? How long does it last...
DD switched from Daytrana 15 mgs to Concerta we had to go...
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 ...and I also think Daytrana is...
switch from Daytrana to Concerta. I am very concerned....
...year old daughter switched from Daytrana to 36 My 15 year old daughter switched from Daytrana to 36 mg of Concerta in December. She is ...be from the switch from Daytrana to Concerta. I am ver...
just switched from Daytrana to Concerta. The reason for...
...My 7 year old son's medication was just switched from Daytrana to Concerta. The reason for this ...concerned that the Daytrana patch does not last ...psychiatrist suggested giving Concerta a...
new Daytrana patch 15mg to Concerta 18mg. What's your...
...from the new Daytrana patch 15mg to Concerta 18mg. What's your...
6 year old takes concerta. When she was first diagnosed at...
...year old takes concerta. When she was ...with water. We tried the Daytrana patch but she had more side effects and we went back to Concerta. She takes a small ...then takes the concerta. She ...
my son to Daytrana from Concerta. Today was day 3 of...
...- Daytrana Hi All, My son’s doctor just switched my son to Daytrana from Concerta. Today was day 3 of the Daytrana patch but it may ...stomach virus.  My son threw up last night. ...still ...
had to consult a neurologist when he developed a vocal tic...
...son has been on Daytrana for 2 years. And yes, the school improvement has been dramatic. However, we recently had to consult a neurologist when he developed a vocal tic which fortunately passed aft...
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