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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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Concerta vs Ritalin SR

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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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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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up in the am, and one after lunch) I have no side-effects...
" ...25c/pill for 20mg. 54mg concerta was costing me $4/pill, was giving me side-effects (tightness in the chest) in the afternoon when ...that I'm taking 2 Ritalin SR per day (1 when I wake up in the am,... "

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,... "

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

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didn't work for me, ritalin SR worked for 4 hours or...
" ...knows very little about ADD and the law 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... "

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took Ritalin SR and I had suicidal thoughts and was hitting...
" I first started out with Concerta and it sucked and made ...a high, then I took Ritalin SR and I had suicidal thoughts and was hitting myself, THEN, I took vyvanse and I still couldn't ...in class and now... "

back to the Ritalin SR, 20mg. That works well, but doesn't...
" ...pretty 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 doesn't last... "

to be working better than the Ritalin SR, but I am not...
" well I was on Ritalin over 10 years ago ...it so I now take concerta.. It seems to be 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... "

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eeks before switching to Ritalin SR (20mg 2x/day) due to t...
" Ritalin-SR and a strange, early-evening daily ...I was 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...
" ...hours is 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 the same... "

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