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(Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD or AD/HD or ADD) is a developmental disorder. It is primarily charact...
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Common ADHD treatments discussed around the web
Adderall 44,394 Ritalin 37,518 Concerta 21,228
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Risperdal
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Ritalin
Other name: Risperidone (Risperidone)
Other name: Concerta (Concerta)
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2.5
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Risperidone (pronounced ) is a second generation or atypical antipsychotic, sold under the trade name (Risperdal). It is used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associat...
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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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Tiredness
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Sedation
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Withdrawal
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Weight Loss
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Delusions
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Diabetes
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Addiction
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Headaches
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Euphoria
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Psychotic
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1
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Paranoia
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About Risperdal
Risperidone (pronounced ) is a second generation or atypical antipsychotic, sold under the trade name (Risperdal). It is used to treat schizophrenia (including adolescent schizophrenia), schizoaffective disorder, the mixed and manic states associat...
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Risperdal
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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just the Lamictal. Ritalin just made him worse (first med)...
" ...currently working on reducing Abilify to keep him on just the Lamictal. Ritalin just made him worse (first med) and Risperdol made him gain a... "

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When we added Ritalin the sadness went away. When we...
" Risperdal took my son down a notch or two. Initially it was a relief, but after a few ...time. When we added Ritalin the sadness went away. When we... "

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taking Ritalin for 3 yrs.It is not working anymore so we...
" resperdal for autism/adhd ...old and has been taking Ritalin for 3 yrs.It is not working anymore so we have recently tried Resperdal.It seemed to work well but... "

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with his ADHD med which is Ritalin very well. I hope...
" ...Risperdal for about a year. It seemed to work very well in the beginning but not so much anymore. He is being reevaluated. I do know that it counteracted with his ADHD med which is Ritali... "

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I have some idea of what works for others. That helps...
" ...had to go to ONLY risperdal... of course ...cold meds and Ritalin ? Thanks for the replies on cold meds! At least I have some idea of what works for others. That helps a LOT! Que... "

or meds. He's allergic to ritalin, and had a weird reaction...
" ...drinking a soda will help attention. Is this always true (at least to an extent)? My ds has had many different kinds of ADHD labels starting from when he was 18 months old. He has never had a p... "

form of Ritalin that he was better balanced and able...
" ...when I put him on Concerta a slow release form of Ritalin that he was better balanced and ...better, this helped his friendships dramatically. Risperdal has also really helped with his speech.... "

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bits even tough it was as good for sa and motivation....
" ...to amphetamine ritalin doesnt help my hyperactivity and i can no longer fully read full texts anymore just the interesting bits even tough it was as good for sa and motivation. Weaning of... "

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& ritalin, so far so good I wouldn't say it BLOCKS...
" I take risperdal with concerta & ritalin, so far so good I wouldn't say it BLOCKS the effects. I'd say it sedates in the... "

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Risperdal for anxiety/not psychosis, and I take Ritalin for...
" ...I haven't had any problems with it. (I take Risperdal for anxiety/not psychosis, and ... "

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