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Adderall 47,094 Ritalin 39,816 Concerta 22,760
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Concerta vs Ritalin

Concerta
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Ritalin
Other name: Ritalin (Ritalin)
Other name: Concerta (Concerta)
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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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on Concerta or Ritalin greatly reduces the side effects (in...
" I Agree with this !! I like Concerta and mph works really well on me I am taking 54 mg Concerta with SOS 20mg Ritalin ...eating well before the dose on Concerta or Ritalin greatly reduces the side... "

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type meds? My son did well on regular Ritalin, but when we...
" ...other methylphenidate type meds? My son did well on regular Ritalin, but when we made the switch to Concerta the side effects were too much. (Headache, ...different delivery system from Concerta and he... "

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ied Concerta, then switched to Ritalin. Concerta gave me te...
" ...I tried Concerta, then switched to Ritalin. Concerta gave me terrible ...a difference with ritalin. Concerta was just too expensive... "

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concerta after the ritalin reduced his appetite badly.. The...
" ...the concerta after the ritalin reduced his appetite badly.. The concerta doesnt have any side affects towards my child as did the ritalin, it... "

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daughter had some side effects w/ritilan so we switched to...
" My daughter had some side effects w/ritilan so we switched to concertta. She did much better w/concertta, but she is doing just as well w/strattera (changed... "

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the headaches went away after 5 days on Ritalin, and the...
" My experience on Ritalin was that the headaches went away after 5 days on Ritalin, and the sleepiness was ...in. Also if I took too little Ritalin I could feel sleepy. ...2 weeks on Ritalin I changed to... "

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migraines when I was on that type of medication (ritalin...
" I had problems with migraines when I was on that type of medication (ritalin at first, concerta later). ...harder on my body. The concerta was better, since it's time-released and lasts about 7 hours... "

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sed to be on 10mg of ritalin x2 a day i had side effects but...
" ritalin was working for me, but concerta i find is much better... im on 36mg each day with concerta i used to be on 10mg of ritalin x2 a day i had side effects but the side effects are worse... "

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I tried ritalin only once and HATED the rebound. I...
" Quote: I tried ritalin only once and HATED the rebound. I switched to Concerta xr and liked that much better. I was... "

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old. Initially they tried ritalin, then strattera with...
" ...at 8 years old. Initially they tried ritalin, then strattera with no success they tried concerta which is a slow release drug. It is the best result we are... "

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