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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 44,456 Ritalin 37,551 Concerta 21,248
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Concerta
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Ritalin SR
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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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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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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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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switching from Ritalin SR 20mg to Concerta 36mg I'd say...
" After switching from Ritalin SR 20mg to Concerta 36mg I'd say my memory has gotten significantly worse, and hasn't improved, I'm... "

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totallyadd.com
up in the am, and one after lunch) I have no side-effects...
" ...54mg concerta was costing me $4/pill, was giving me side-effects (tightness in the chest) in ...2 Ritalin SR per day (1 when I wake up in the am, and one after lunch) I have no side-effects of... "

was on Ritalin SR for a couple of years (until it became...
" My son was on Ritalin SR for a couple of years (until it became difficult to refill due to stock issues, then we switched him to Concerta). Ritalin SR is rated to work for something like 7-8 hours,... "

but they switched him to Ritalin SR because the Concerta...
" ...may have to try something else (Concerta). Its hard enough ...go back to work. Has anyone tried Concerta? I am interested in ...for ADD but they switched him to Ritalin SR because the... "

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didn't work for me, ritalin SR worked for 4 hours or...
" ...allows me to change it only once in 3 months, so I stuck, I told it to her and she understood nothing and prescribed me Stretera, though it didn't helped at all, Concerta didn't work for ...LA i... "

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took Ritalin SR and I had suicidal thoughts and was hitting...
" ...started out with Concerta and it sucked ...then I took Ritalin SR and I had suicidal thoughts and was hitting myself, THEN, I took vyvanse and I ...and now I'm on Adderall XR and i'm doing fi... "

back to the Ritalin SR, 20mg. That works well, but doesn't...
" ...high dose of Concerta, isn't it? The MD gave dd 27mg dose - but it's not helping her much so she went back to the Ritalin SR, 20mg. That works well, but ...that works like the Ritalin but... "

to be working better than the Ritalin SR, but I am not...
" ...Ritalin ...working better than the Ritalin SR, but I am not sure its enough. Yes I plan on waiting for the Buspar to kick in as everywhere I read says it takes 3 to 4 weeksto really start to kic... "

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weeks before switching to Ritalin SR (20mg 2x/day) due to...
" Ritalin-SR and a strange, early-evening daily ...taking Concerta 36mg for a few weeks before switching to Ritalin SR (20mg 2x/day) due to the Concerta causing some side effects (muscle tension,... "

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exageration.In all honesty generic ritalin sr seemed to work...
" ...cd twice ...more like it,imo.Took concerta once and while purported to last about 12 hours,I think too this is an exageration.In all honesty generic ritalin sr seemed to work pretty much... "

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