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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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Dextroamphetamine
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Ritalin
Other name: Dexedrine (Dexedrine)
Other name: Concerta (Concerta)
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Dextroamphetamine is a psychostimulant drug which is known to produce increased wakefulness and focus as well as decreased fatigue (medical) and decreased appetite. Dextroamphetamine is more potent than racemic amphetamine and has stimulant properties si...
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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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Euphoria
9
Addiction
7
Irritability
3
Withdrawal
3
Headaches
3
Psychotic
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Nausea
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Sedation
2
Paranoia
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Neurotoxicity
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Addiction
7
Headaches
4
Euphoria
3
Withdrawal
3
Irritability
3
Psychotic
2
Nausea
1
Mood Swings
1
Paranoia
1
Tics
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3
Withdrawal
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Euphoria
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Dex
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Irritability
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About Dextroamphetamine
Dextroamphetamine is a psychostimulant drug which is known to produce increased wakefulness and focus as well as decreased fatigue (medical) and decreased appetite. Dextroamphetamine is more potent than racemic amphetamine and has stimulant properties si...
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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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hates Ritalin, it's an amazing 20-30min high...
" ...hates Ritalin, it's an amazing 20-30min high followed ...quote] swim forgot how horrible ritalin was... swim loves dextroamphetamine but to him ritalin is like 30 minutes... "

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Ritalin 20mgs 3x for ADD. this is working less well after...
" ...for ADD. this is working less well after 4 months. Would Dextroamphetamine be a better option... "

irritable and angry. I'm on the Ritalin now and it doesn't...
" ...for me, the dextroamphetamine kept making my heart race and I had panic attacks. Maybe its just because I was on a higher dose. It also made me very irritable and angry. I'm on the Ritalin now and ... "

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psychiatrist and he put me on Ritalin 5mg 4 times daily....
" ...psychiatrist and he put me on Ritalin 5mg 4 times daily. I hated the ritalin because I was ...am on 10mg Dextroamphetamine 3 times daily and I don't really notice it helping me. I will talk... "

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Ritalin. I had horrendous rebound on it. Its half life...
" ...hated Ritalin. I had horrendous ...of the bad rebound. Dextroamphetamine is MUCH better and at an 121 ...very jumpy and uneasy. My concentration is great on dextroamphetamine. As for start... "

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after ritalin started to make me feel crap....
" ...might as well bump the thread too. I'm now on dexamfetamine after ritalin started to make me feel crap. Bloody hell what a difference, but i'm too tired to do a full update tonight but wil... "

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used in conjunction with ritalin and dextroamphetamine....
" ...oral and transdermal medication used in conjunction with ritalin and dextroamphetamine. It is a very effective drug for insomnia and ...on speed or as you ritalin and it is great stuff,... "

it causes dysphoria when it wears off. Ritalin is slightly...
" ...me some dextroamphetamine. I also used to take this stuff when I was in elementary school. In general it made me more tense, and it causes dysphoria when it wears off. Ritalin is slightly... "

that! I'd found Ritalin more helpful. Thus far,...
" ...headaches also went away when Provigil was discontinued. ...question about that! I'd found Ritalin more helpful. Thus far, I have found dextroamphetamine to be the most helpful to me. I... "

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and still take speed, ritalin and dextroamphetamine at...
" ...adverse reaction you would have been very sick by now ...and still take speed, ritalin and dextroamphetamine at pretty high doses and i'm yet to have any really bad cardiac problems. so yeah... "

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