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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 46,909 Ritalin 39,685 Concerta 22,675
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Ritalin vs Strattera

Ritalin
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Strattera
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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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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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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haven't noticed any side effects from Ritalin as of yet....
" Strattera worked it's magic by calming my racing thoughts. That's all ...is my 2nd day on Ritalin. I feel good. Alert, awake, ...for you. P.S. Just fatigue as a side effect from Strattera, and I haven't... "

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the Stattera with a small Ritalin in the a.m. The problem...
" ...Lexapro for anxiety. Now, he only takes the Stattera with a small Ritalin in the a.m. The problem is that since starting ...At least with the Ritalin, it was effective during the day despite... "

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more seizures when on Ritalin).Strattera worked well for...
" ...(I was having more seizures 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... "

on ritilan, can a person become addicted? now Im concerned,...
" ...my daughter 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 blood pressure, ...doctor put her on... "

down. Low dose ritalin taken orally is actually very helpful...
" Quote: Same here strattera helped my anxiety Alot ..didn't help my adhd much though. ...much in that department. Dexedrine,strattera are very effacious for adhd/add but for me only ...ritalin works to... "

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

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bad reaction on 10 mg of Ritalin. We lowered the dose to...
" ...daughter had a bad reaction on 10 mg of Ritalin. We lowered the dose ...half, then quarters) With Strattera, we worked and worked but ended with an angry child with meltdowns and aggression. Tried... "

ritilan and it helps him no rebound effect or anything. But...
" I and welcome. I have 4 children all with ad/hd and many other things. ...is 13 and he is don ritilan and it helps him no rebound effect or anything. But like with all ...children are different. But the... "

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

o Ritalin and he changed me over to Stattera. does a...
" ...I just got back from the dr. and asdmitted to him that I thought to be addicted to Ritalin and he changed... "

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