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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 44,200 Ritalin 37,398 Concerta 21,172
809,974 conversations around the web about ADHD to help you make a decision
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Ritalin
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Vyvanse
Other name: Concerta (Concerta)
Other name: Lisdexamfetamine (Lisdexamfetamine)
5 / 10
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7 / 10
Satisfaction
169,017
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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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Lisdexamphetamine (L-lysine-D-amphetamine sold as Vyvanse) is a psychostimulant prodrug of the substituted phenethylamine and substituted amphetamine chemical classes. Its molecular structure consists of dextroamphetamine coupled with the es...
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Top Concerns
Rit
Addiction
8
Headaches
4
Euphoria
4
Withdrawal
3
Irritability
3
Psychotic
2
Nausea
2
Mood Swings
2
Paranoia
2
Tics
2
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Vyv
Irritability
7
Headaches
6
Addiction
5
Euphoria
5
Withdrawal
4
Nausea
2
Mood Swings
2
Dry Mouth
2
Tics
2
Paranoia
2
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6
Euphoria
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Vyv
4
5
Withdrawal
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Vyv
3
4
Irritability
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Vyv
3
7
Psychotic
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Vyv
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2
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Rit
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3
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4
Addiction
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8
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5
4
Withdrawal
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Rit
4
3
Nausea
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2
2
Mood Swings
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Rit
2
2
Dry Mouth
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Rit
2
0
Tics
Vyv
Rit
2
2
Paranoia
Vyv
Rit
2
2
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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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About Vyvanse
Lisdexamphetamine (L-lysine-D-amphetamine sold as Vyvanse) is a psychostimulant prodrug of the substituted phenethylamine and substituted amphetamine chemical classes. Its molecular structure consists of dextroamphetamine coupled with the es...
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works the best for my pro social effects. I am switching...
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another drug that really helped them? Is Ritalin damage...
" ...I've been on Vyvanse for almost six months now and the side effects have gotten really ...and made a switch to Ritalin or maybe another drug that really helped them? Is Ritalin damage your liver... "

- I did that before but it didn't do good or bad, then...
" ...Should I try ritalin - I did that before but it didn't do good or bad, then tried... "

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20mg - three times a day for years. It was not working...
" ...I've been on Ritalin 20mg - three times a day for years. It was not working so I asked ...new. I was given Vyvanse 30 mg. Once a day. The first day I thought it worked pretty well. Fr... "

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mouth on Ritalin IR, Adderall IR, and Dex IR. I haven't...
" ...on Ritalin ...Vyvanse gives me less dry mouth. Perhaps that's because it's long-acting instead of IR like the others?? Besides drinking water, I found that chewing sugarless gum really helps.... "

company wouldn't let me keep on the dose that worked...
" ...Ritalin derivatives because I metabolize them too fast. Stupid insurance company wouldn't let me keep on... "

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I've recently switched from Ritalin to Vyvanse, and...
" ...the medication, or do I really need to avoid acid/citrus things? I've recently switched from Ritalin to Vyvanse, and well, Vyvanse seems to be really controversial. It's working ok with me,... "

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doses. Ritalin didn't really do much for me. Vyvanse did...
" Adderall worked well for me, but made me a bit too edgy at effective doses. Ritalin didn't really do much for me. Vyvanse did the trick, and continues to. I agree with Vet Hopeful.... "

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tomorrow. Ritalin kept making me very itchy all over....
" ...anything. I went off ritalin yesterday, took nothing today and I am starting Vyvanse tomorrow. Ritalin kept making me very itchy all over. Combine that with my lack of focus at work and I... "

a while he was on ritilan LA which worked until we had a...
" ...is on vyvanse,he tried ritilan and for a while he was on ritilan LA which worked until we had a death in the family and signs became more severe.So now he is on Vyvanse and things have been great... "

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