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Concerta

Rx
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Other Names: Ritalin   Daytrana   Ritalin LA   Metadate   Metadate CD

Ritalin SR

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Other Names: Ritalin   Concerta   Daytrana   Ritalin LA   Metadate CD
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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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
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
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By Jescica
August 18, 2014
Jescica wrote
Vyvanse
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My 8 year old daughter's dose was just increased Friday 9/5. Today, she has huge bald spots all over her beautiful head. I didn't even know tov watch for this. She was increased from 17mg to 35mg a day, Extended Release. I need some info and guidance on this. THIS IS CRAZY!!!
Dawn  |  September 8, 2014
We are giving concerta 27 mg for our child. Work for him to certain extent.

meela  |  September 5, 2014
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By Stephen C
November 2, 2013
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By jt2013
October 15, 2013
jt2013 wrote
Concerta side effects/ crash
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Try a lower dose of concerts, the same thing was happening to me but on 36mg I feel great
December 4, 2014
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By concerta two children on 54 and two on 36
September 17, 2013
concerta two children on 54 and two on 36 wrote
Concerta has worked well, although, it has been years and now children are a bit aggressive as bipol
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By DW
September 10, 2013
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Concerta, Alcohol, Black out
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What patients are saying about Concerta vs. Ritalin SR

444 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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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