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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 45,653 Ritalin 38,379 Concerta 21,643
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Other name: Concerta (Concerta)
Other name: Atomoxetine (Atomoxetine)
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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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Atomoxetine is a drug approved for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor or NRI, not to be confused with selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (Serotonin...
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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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Atomoxetine is a drug approved for the treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). It is a selective norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor or NRI, not to be confused with selective serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (Serotonin...
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and I haven't noticed any side effects from Ritalin as of...
" Strattera worked it's magic by calming my racing thoughts. That's all ...day on Ritalin. I feel ...P.S. Just fatigue as a side effect from Strattera, and I haven't noticed any side effects from ... "

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the Stattera with a small Ritalin in the a.m. The problem...
" ...Now, he only takes the Stattera with a small Ritalin in the a.m. The problem is ...the Ritalin, it was effective during the day despite the weight loss. Has anyone had success with Strattera and... "

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more seizures when on Ritalin). Strattera worked well...
" ...when on Ritalin). Strattera worked well for me but it took away my appetite. I lost a ton of weight while taking it. I didn't mind losing the weight, but I was starting to get... "

on ritilan, can a person become addicted? now Im concerned,...
" ...was on Strattera, for a couple of months, on the lower dosages, she didnt notice any help, but on a higher dose, she had heart palpatations and increased ...on ritilan, can a person become addic... "

down. Low dose ritalin taken orally is actually very helpful...
" ...strattera helped my anxiety Alot ..didn't help my ...Dexedrine,strattera are very effacious for adhd/add but for me only ritalin works to calm me down. Low dose ritalin taken orally is... "

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14. haha. Overall, ritalin was a much better choice for...
" I found strattera was good for social situations and for getting things done around the house. It didn't help me with my concentration ...i was 14. haha. Overall, ritalin was a much better choic... "

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a bad reaction on 10 mg of Ritalin. We lowered the dose...
" ...had a bad reaction on 10 mg of Ritalin. We lowered the ...then quarters) With Strattera, we worked and worked but ended with an angry child with meltdowns and aggression. Tried Adderall-no pr... "

ritilan and it helps him no rebound effect or anything. But...
" ...welcome. I have 4 children all with ad/hd and many ...and he is don ritilan and it helps him no rebound effect or anything. But like ...different. But the strattera was a nightmare. While it ... "

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and strattera combination the only sexual side effects...
" ...taking Avodart, so this may be counter-acting these effects. With my ritalin and strattera combination the only sexual side effects... "

to Ritalin and he changed me over to Stattera. does...
" ...the dr. and asdmitted to him that I thought to be addicted to Ritalin and he changed me over to... "

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