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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
42 years experience in Child Psychiatry
It is a stimulant: Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is the active half of methylphenidate (ritalin), so it's major difference is that it takes half as much to have the same ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jason Campbell
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Possibly: With non-fda approved supplements, it is very difficult to truly understand any medication interactions. I reviewed the lumiday website and it seems ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Dexmethylphenidate: It is a stimulant similar to methylphenidate (ritalin).
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Dr. Aron Tendler
18 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Hair follicle tests are not just screening tests. They always have a full confirmation for the exact drug.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moranville
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Unlikely: There are screening tests and there are definitive tests. The screening tests can have false positives and false negatives, but the definitive tests a ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience in Pediatrics
2 different meds: Focalin is dexmethylphenidate, the isomer of methylphenidate, it is supposed to decrease the side effects. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic am ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Nichol
29 years experience in Anesthesiology
Careful...: I do not know the answer to your question, but be very careful with controlled substances in the middle east. In some countries there, commonly used m ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Focalin (dexmethylphenidate): Focalin (dexmethylphenidate) is a stimulant med we use for ADD and ADHD. It comes as immediate release and extended release (XR). It is a controlled ... Read More
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