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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 44,428 Ritalin 37,540 Concerta 21,237
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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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Headaches
6
Irritability
5
Tics
4
Addiction
4
Mood Swings
3
Withdrawal
3
Euphoria
2
Nausea
2
Aggression
2
Stomach Pain
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Addiction
8
Headaches
4
Euphoria
4
Withdrawal
3
Irritability
3
Psychotic
2
Nausea
2
Mood Swings
2
Paranoia
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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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About Ritalin
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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dose on Concerta or Ritalin greatly reduces the side effects...
" ...with this !! I like Concerta and mph works really well on me I am taking 54 mg Concerta with SOS ...before the dose on Concerta or Ritalin greatly reduces the side effects (in my case Anxiety... "

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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, ...delivery system from Concerta and he ... "

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tried Concerta, then switched to Ritalin. Concerta gave me...
" ...Concerta, then switched to Ritalin. Concerta gave ...with ritalin. Concerta was just too expensive for me. I'm glad it wor... "

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

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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...
" ...experience on Ritalin was that the headaches went away after 5 days on Ritalin, and the sleepiness ...if I took too little Ritalin I could ...on Ritalin I changed to Concerta as the Ritalin r... "

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migraines when I was on that type of medication (ritalin...
" ...migraines when I was on that type of medication (ritalin ...The concerta was better, since it's time-released and lasts about 7 hours instead of 3-4, but since I'm prone to migraines to begin wi... "

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i used to be on 10mg of ritalin x2 a day i had side effects...
" ...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 with concerta but... "

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

old. Initially they tried ritalin, then strattera with...
" ...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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