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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: Less than 15% of people who take Ritalin (methylphenidate) experience any difficulty sleeping. Many of them find the difficulty subsides with time. ... Read More

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Marchand
35 years experience Psychiatry
Not a good idea: Stimulants and benzodiazepines ( such as valium) are generally not used together - though there can be exceptions. Please discuss with your prescribe ... Read More
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Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
You can but: Although you can but these are both addictive medicines and have to be prescribed by your physician for a particular diagnosis.Sometimes they are pres ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes. : You might have anxiety that you might need to address to help you sleep at night. Try to see a psychologist to teach you cognetive behavioral therapy
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Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Sleep deprivation : interferes with overall cognitive function and general physical and mental health, regardless of medications. Inadequate or inefficient sleep has be ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
57 years experience Psychiatry
Of course not: No medication should do that to you. The dosage of lamictal is relatively low and that reaction is not common for Ritalin (methylphenidate). You shoul ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
22 years experience Child Psychiatry
Yes: Ritalin (methylphenidate) is sometimes used to treat excessive daytime sleepiness, such as that associated with narcolepsy, and is also sometimes used ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
For some: They can be used to treat narcolepsy and residual symptoms of sleep apnea (after CPAP or other treatments have been optimized). Only a sleep study ca ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
38 years experience Pediatrics
Usually: Melatonin is a natural hormone your body makes, so taking the pill can help with sleep. It can be particularly helpful for people with ADHD on Ritalin ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
50 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Oh,my. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) &: Methylphenidate products are not intended to produce euphoria. Please call your psychiatrist ASAP if you are experiencing a sense that you can hang th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tod Haller
16 years experience Ophthalmology
Allergic?: Not sure, but sounds like you are allergic to ritalin. Allergies classically cause swelling of a part of the body. The reason why your "sleeping pill" ... Read More

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