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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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Ritalin 42,180
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Risperdal vs Ritalin

Risperdal
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Ritalin
Other name: Risperidone Risperidone
Other name: Concerta Concerta
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for ADHD
3.9
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for ADHD
1.8
Concern level
3.1
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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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Delusions
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Withdrawal
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Drowsy
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Seizures
1
Not Sleeping
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3
Headaches
2
Euphoria
1
Withdrawal
1
Irritability
1
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1
Nausea
1
Mood Swings
1
Paranoia
1
Allergies
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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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hen we added Ritalin the sadness went away. When we ch...
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" Risperdal took my son down a notch or two. Initially it was a relief, but after a few ...of the time. When we added Ritalin the sadness went away. When we... "

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aking Ritalin for 3 yrs.It is not working anymore so we h...
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" resperdal for autism/adhd ...yrs. 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 y...
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" ...4 1/2 and has been on 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... "

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lo suspendiera...y tiene este tiempo sin medicina, y esta...
" ...ritalin, despues cambie a risperdal...mas hace como un año se me puso muy mal, muy inquieto, griton, un nuevo nuerologo me dijo que era el risperdal que se lo suspendiera...y tiene este tiempo sin... "

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

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meds. He's allergic to ritalin, and had a weird reaction to...
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" ...quite a few people have kids with some type of ADHD and 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... "

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

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bits even tough it was as good for sa and motivation....
" ...going back 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... "

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& ritalin, so far so good I wouldn't say it BLOCKS...
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" 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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