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Could concerta be causing me to calm up?

Could concerta be causing me to calm up?

Side effects occur: Certain higher doses of the stimulants, or lowere doses in sensitve patients, can cause one to be 'more quiet', sullen or even depressed. You should consult with your prescribing physician and consider altering the dose of Concerta or trying another medication. ...Read more

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It's okay to take concerta and vimax pills?

It's okay to take concerta and vimax pills?

Vimax: I would not recommend mixing male enhancement supplements with any stimulant. Talk to your doctor first. ...Read more

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What will happen if I smoke while taking a 36mg concerta?

What will happen if I smoke while taking a 36mg concerta?

Depends: While smoking is a habit that needs to be broken you most likely will not experience any adverse reactions. If you do you can use that as motivator to kick the habit. If your smoking is driven at all by your adhd you may find it is easier to quit once you are on medication. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please tell me what am i supposed to feel while on concerta?

Please tell me what am i supposed to feel while on concerta?

Pos. ; Neg. feelings: Methylphenidate (trade names concerta, methylin, ritalin, (methylphenidate) equasym xl) is a psychostimulant drug and substituted phenethylamine approved for treatment of attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and narcolepsy. You feel with increased concentration, attention and decrease impulsiity. May experience side effects-irritability, labile mood, sad mood. ...Read more

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Can u inject concerta?

Can u inject concerta?

NO: Concerta does not come in injectable form. Anyone trying to make a solution out of this medication would end up with a non-sterile result, which could also contain large particles. Injecting this could be deadly, without even mentioning the pharmacology. ...Read more

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What are concerta side effects?

See below.: Most commonly, appetite suppression. This is generally dose-dependent & for many patients, not a problem. Sleep disruption can occur depending on dose/timing of med. The Biggest concern may be irritability-- during or after dose wears off. But all potential side effects should be able to be eliminated, or minimized to the point that they are insignificant. If not, then a new med regimen is in order. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of concerta 54mg?

What are the side effects of concerta 54mg?

Major side effects: As with all stimulant medications, there are three major side effects: decreased appetite, potential interference with sleep and increased irritability. The Concerta can also increase heart rate and blood pressure. So if that is an issue for you, they should be monitored. ...Read more

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How to help with withdrawals from concerta?

How to help with withdrawals from concerta?

Withdrawl : Amphetamine (concerta) withdrawl is treated by gradually decreasing the amphetamine dose over time. If you were abusing/misusing the medication, seek help. Call your local er for info on resources near you. ...Read more

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Is concerta is supposed to be weaker than adderral?

Is concerta is supposed to be weaker than adderral?

Concerta is ritalin (methylphenidate): Concerta is a once a day long acting form of ritalin (methylphenidate). In general the equivalent strength of Ritalin (methylphenidate) to adderal is 2:1. So 10mg of Ritalin (methylphenidate) is about equivalent to 5mg of adderall. So 36mg of Concerta is about equal to 15mg of Adderall xr. Once you use this ratio it is not a question of weaker of stronger. The maximum daily recomended dose of Ritalin (methylphenidate) is 60mg and for Adderall it is 30mg. ...Read more

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What are the effects of stopping concerta cold turkey?

Depends: In theory, you can stop Concerta any time, and many people do, e.g., skipping it on weekends. The symptoms you are treating will come back immediately, but that should be about it. However, if you are taking extremely high doses, say over 90 mg a day, you might find yourself have irritability and perhaps sleep problems for a few days. This is true of any stimulant. ...Read more

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I overdosed on Concerta and Ritalin (methylphenidate)?

I overdosed on Concerta and Ritalin (methylphenidate)?

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You were born with Wonder of Life Force, giving you Breathe of Life; due to which you have been living for 17 years.
Please call 911 and go to ER for Diagnosis and Treatment.
Inform close family members and friends present, and ask them to take you to ER, call suicide and crisis center in your area, or call 911.
Your Life is Precious! ...Read more

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I overdosed on concerta and Ritalin (methylphenidate)?

ER vs Poison Control: If you believe that you have overdosed on Concerta and/or Ritalin (methylphenidate) then, you should call 911 or head to your local ER. Those are the 2 best options in my opinion. You should also advise your prescribing MD at some point about what happened. If you have any questions AFTER you're stabilized then, feel free to write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-saghafi ...Read more

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What are the side effects of concerta if not prescribed?

Negative effects: Among the side effects you may experience, excessive arousal, irritability, rapid heart rate, elevation of blood pressure, headache, reduced appetite, insomnia

Uncommon is psychosis and hallucinations. Be very careful about any other medications or substances you may take while taking concerta. ...Read more

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Could you tell me the differences between adderal vs. Concerta?

Could you tell me the differences between adderal vs. Concerta?

Different classes: Concerta is methylphenidate delivered in a sophisticated capsule that uses osmotic pressure to deliver the medication over time. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a form of amphetamine that is delivered either as immediate release or in beaded form with half released immediately and the second half released 3 1/2 to 4 hours later. Both are stimulants with similar benefits, efficacy, and se. ...Read more

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Concerta causing tic? What should I do?

Stop: You need to talk to your doctor about stopping the Concerta and taking something else. Other medications, like adderall, Ritalin can also cause tics. Other medications for adhd such as strattera and intuiv and wellbutrin (bupropion) will not cause tics. ...Read more

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Can I take mannitol and concerta at the same time?

Yes: There are no drug-drug interactions between mannitol and concerta. ...Read more

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Can I take tramadol once concerta is out of my system?

Can I take tramadol once concerta is out of my system?

yes.: No problem, even if both in system at same time, providing you are taking each properly. ...Read more

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What's the difference between "concerta" and adderall"?

Different classes: Concerta is methylphenidate delivered in a sophisticated capsule that uses osmotic pressure to deliver the medication over time. Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) is a form of amphetamine that is delivered either as immediate release or in beaded form with half released immediately and the second half released 3 1/2 to 4 hours later. Both are stimulants with similar benefits, efficacy, and se. ...Read more

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Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) better than concerta for me?

Is Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) better than concerta for me?

Discuss w/your doc: I'm sorry, but we really don't know enough about you to recommend one drug over another for you. The best person to talk about this with, would be your own psychiatrist who knows your full history. Most likely s/he has followed you on these medicines for a while also? You should ask your doctor about anything you don't understand on prescriptions or reasoning for them. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Should i be taking concerta 18mg if I am allergic to milk?

Should i be taking concerta 18mg if I am allergic to milk?

Huh?: I don't know if I understand the question. If you're asking if Concerta will help your milk allergy, the answer is no. If you're asking if you will be harmed by Concerta because you're allergic to milk, my answer is "I don't see the connection". I want to make sure you understand that Concerta is a prescription medication for adhd, and as far as I know, it has nothing to do with milk or allergy. ...Read more

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Can Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) be better than concerta for me?

Differences: There is really only two basic types of stimulants: Dextroamphetamine and melhylphendate. Vyvance is an example of the former and Concerta of the later. Sometimes one is better for a particular person than the other for reasons that are not known. There are similar differences among people with the use of short-acting and long-acting stimulants. See your child psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What are the effects of stopping concerta without weaning off?

None that are seriou: When one stops concerta, one no longer gets the therapeutic benefit. If it was taken as prescribed, there should be no withdrawal syndrome. ...Read more

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How much more water should I drink a day while taking concerta?

How much more water should I drink a day while taking concerta?

Same as always: For a male your age the institute of medicine recommends at least 98 oz fluids daily (actually 3 liters). Could be all water, or combination of juice, water, etc. Best not to use caffeinated liquids since they interact adversely with the methylphenidate (active ingredient of concerta). Using Concerta doesn't increase the need for fluids, it just may cause dry mouth in some people. ...Read more

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Can you take concerta and dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) together?

Can you take concerta and dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) together?

Concerta: Both are stimulants, Concerta is non-amphetamine, & Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine) is Dextroamphetamine. I would not recommend that. ...Read more

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Can the medication Concerta help treat auditory processing disorder?

Can the medication Concerta help treat auditory processing disorder?

Doubtful: Consider that an auditory processing disorder is a faulty wiring of the involved brain centers. Turning up the intensity of the activity/energy doesn't change the wiring. ...Read more

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