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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 vs Vyvanse

Ritalin
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Vyvanse
Other name: Concerta Concerta
Other name: Lisdexamfetamine Lisdexamfetamine
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
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2.9
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Helpfulness
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1.8
Concern level
3.1
Helpfulness
for ADHD
3.7
Concern level
3.2
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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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Addiction
9
Headaches
5
Euphoria
4
Withdrawal
4
Irritability
4
Psychotic
2
Nausea
2
Mood Swings
2
Paranoia
2
Tics
2
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Irritability
7
Addiction
6
Headaches
6
Euphoria
5
Withdrawal
5
Mood Swings
3
Nausea
3
Dry Mouth
2
Tics
2
Paranoia
2
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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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" ...Hi, I've been on Vyvanse for almost six months now and the side effects have gotten really bad ...months and made a switch to Ritalin or maybe another drug that really helped them? Is Ritalin damage your... "

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

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" I get dry mouth on Ritalin IR, Adderall IR, and ...have noticed is that Vyvanse gives me less dry mouth. Perhaps that's because it's long-acting instead of IR like the others?? Besides drinking water,... "

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" Ritalin worked great for me until I was taking ...keeping my blood pressure under control so they switched my to Vyvanse. That didn't work as well, but it ...was better than nothing. Adderall didn't work for... "

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ve recently switched from Ritalin to Vyvanse, and we...
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" ...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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" 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... "

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